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monotype

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

monotype (plural monotypes)

  1. (art, printing) A print made by creating the design using oil paint or printer's ink on metal or glass, then transferring the image directly to paper.[1]
  2. (biology) A monotypic taxon.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ West, Shearer (general editor), The Bullfinch Guide to Art History, page 639, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, United Kingdom, 1996. ISBN 0-8212-2137-X

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

English mono- +‎ type

NounEdit

monotype f (invariable)

  1. monotype