Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) a photograph made by an early photographic process; the image was produced on a silver plate sensitized to iodine and developed in mercury vapor

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Alternate forms of Daguerreotype

Hypernyms: exposure, photo, photograph, pic, picture

Origin of the word Daguerreotype

  1. 1839, from Fr., coined from name of inventor, Louis Daguerre. more

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Words that sound like Daguerreotype

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