platinotype

noun
plat·​i·​no·​type | \ ˈplatᵊnōˌtīp \

Definition of platinotype

: a permanent photographic print having an image of platinum black obtained by the reduction of a platinum salt by a developer containing an iron salt (as ferrous oxalate) also : the process of making such a print

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platin- + type

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“Platinotype.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/platinotype. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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