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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 form archetype
2.
printing type or photographic process collotype
Word Origin
from Latin -typus, from Greek -typos, from tupostype
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