photoplate

noun

pho·​to·​plate
ˈfōtō+
: a photographic plate

Word History

Etymology

phot- + plate entry 1

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of photoplate was in 1871

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“Photoplate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photoplate. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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