photographic etymology

English word photographic comes from English photo- (Light, electromagnetic radiation. Photography.), English photograph

Detailed word origin of photographic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
photo- English (eng) Light, electromagnetic radiation. Photography.
photograph English (eng) (intransitive) To appear in a photograph.. (intransitive) To take photographs.. (transitive) To take a photograph of. A picture created by projecting an image onto a photosensitive surface such as a chemically treated plate or film, CCD receptor, etc.
photographic English (eng) (figurative). Pertaining to photographs or photography.

Words with the same origin as photographic

Descendants of photo-
phaser photo photograph photography