Meaning of skeuomorph

skeu•o•morph

Pronunciation: (sky'u-môrf"), [key]
— n.
  1. an ornament or design on an object copied from a form of the object when made from another material or by other techniques, as an imitation metal rivet mark found on handles of prehistoric pottery.
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