- a printing type designed in 1540 by Claude Garamond (c1480–1561), French type founder.
Origin of Garamond
First recorded in 1865–70
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- a typeface, designed by Claude Garamond (?1480–1561), French type founder
Word Origin and History for garamond
typeface, named for 16c. French typefounder Claude Garamond.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper