1. a photograph made by an early method on a plate of chemically treated metal
2. this method
verb transitiveWord forms: daˈguerreoˌtyped or daˈguerreoˌtyping
3. to photograph by this method
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Word origin of 'daguerreotype'after Louis J. M. Daguerre (1789-1851), Fr painter who developed the method