rotograph

noun
ro·​to·​graph | \ ˈrōtəˌgraf, -rȧf \

Definition of rotograph

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a photographic white-on-black print (as of a manuscript or book) made directly on bromide paper by the use of a reversing prism without a negative

rotograph

transitive verb
\ " \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of rotograph (Entry 2 of 2)

: to make a rotograph of

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First Known Use of rotograph

Noun

1899, in the meaning defined above

Transitive verb

1911, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for rotograph

Noun

roto- + -graph

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The first known use of rotograph was in 1899

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“Rotograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rotograph. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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