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photo

[foh-toh] /ˈfoʊ toʊ/
noun, plural photos.
2.
Informal. photo finish.
Origin of photo
1855-1860
1855-60; shortened form of photograph
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photo

/ˈfəʊtəʊ/
noun (pl) -tos
1.
short for photograph (sense 1)
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Word Origin and History for photos

photo

n.

1860, shortening of photograph. The verb is first recorded 1865, from the noun. Photo finish is attested from 1936. Photo opportunity first recorded 1974.

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