xerox etymology

English word xerox comes from Ancient Greek γραφή, Ancient Greek ξηρός

Detailed word origin of xerox

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
γραφή Ancient Greek (grc)
ξηρός Ancient Greek (grc)
xerography English (eng) A photocopying process in which a negative image formed on an electrically charged plate is transferred as a positive to paper and thermally fixed.
Xerox English (eng)
xerox English (eng) (slang, North America) To make a paper copy or copies by means of a photocopier. (slang, North America) A photocopy.. A photocopier.

Words with the same origin as xerox

Descendants of γραφή
Xeroid Xerox carnography graphic xerocracy xerography xerox copy xeroxable xeroxlore
Descendants of ξηρός