Daguerre

[ duh-gair; French da-ger ]
/ dəˈgɛər; French daˈgɛr /

noun

Louis Jacques Man·dé [lwee zhahk mahn-dey], /lwi ʒɑk mɑ̃ˈdeɪ/, 1789–1851, French painter and inventor of the daguerreotype.

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Daguerre
/ (French daɡɛr) /

noun

Louis Jacques Mandé (lwi ʒɑk mɑ̃de). 1789–1851, French inventor, who devised one of the first practical photographic processes (1838)
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