lithotype

noun
lith·​o·​type | \ ˈlithəˌtīp \

Definition of lithotype

1 : a letterpress printing plate made of shellac, fine sand, tar, and linseed oil also : an imprint made from it
2 : an etched stone surface for printing a design in relief also : an imprint made from it

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History and Etymology for lithotype

lith- + type

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“Lithotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lithotype. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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