lithotype

noun lith·o·type \ˈlithəˌtīp\

Definition of lithotype

  1. 1 :  a letterpress printing plate made of shellac, fine sand, tar, and linseed oil; also :  an imprint made from it

  2. 2 :  an etched stone surface for printing a design in relief; also :  an imprint made from it

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Origin and Etymology of lithotype

lith- + type


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