decalcomania

noun
de·cal·co·ma·nia | \di-ˌkal-kə-ˈmā-nē-ə \

Definition of decalcomania 

1 : the art or process of transferring pictures and designs from specially prepared paper (as to glass)

2 : decal

First Known Use of decalcomania

1864, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for decalcomania

French décalcomanie, from décalquer to copy by tracing (from dé- de- + calquer to trace, from Italian calcare, literally, to tread, from Latin) + manie mania, from Late Latin mania — more at caulk

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