collotype definition by Webster's New World
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- a photomechanical process by which inked reproductions are transferred to paper directly from an image formed on a sheet of hardened gelatin
- the printed reproduction
Origin: ; from Classical Greek kolla, glue plush -type
collotype definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A printing process employing a glass plate with a gelatin surface that carries the image to be reproduced. Also called photogelatin process.
- A print made by this process.