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-type

  1. a suffix representing type (prototype), especially in names of photographic processes: ferrotype.
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British Dictionary definitions for -type

-type

noun, combining form
  1. type or formarchetype
  2. printing type or photographic processcollotype
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Word Origin

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