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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Italian
Origin: mezzatinta, from mezza 'half' + tinta 'tint'

mezzotint

noun
     
Related topics: Visual, Newspapers, Publishing
mez‧zo‧tint [uncountable and countable]
AVTCN a picture printed from a metal plate that is polished in places to produce areas of light and shade

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