Origin: Fr décalcomanie < décalquer, to trace, copy (< dé-, de- + calquer, to copy < It calcare, to press, trample < L calcare: see caulk) + manie < Gr mania, madness
See decalcomania in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French décalcomanie
Origin: , from dēcalquer, to transfer a tracing (de-, off, from from Latin dē-; see de- + calquer, to trace; see calque)
Origin: + manie, craze (from its popularity in the 19th century) (from Late Latin mania, madness; see mania).