calotype


cal·o·type

noun \ˈka-lə-ˌtīp\

Definition of CALOTYPE

:  a photographic process by which a large number of prints could be produced from a paper negative; also :  a positive print so made

Origin of CALOTYPE

Greek kalos beautiful + -type (as in daguerreotype)
First Known Use: 1845

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