-type


a suffix representing type (prototype), especially in names of photographic processes: ferrotype.

Nearby words

Compare typo-.
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British Dictionary definitions for -type

-type


noun, combining form

type or formarchetype
printing type or photographic processcollotype

Word Origin for -type

from Latin -typus, from Greek -typos, from tupos type
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