Calligraphy  

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  1. The art of writing letters and words with decorative strokes.
  2. The letters and words so produced, collectively.

Etymology

From Ancient Greek καλλιγραφία (kalligrafía, “pretty writing”), from κάλλος (kallos, “beauty”) + γράφω (gráphō, “to draw”).

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