Daguerrean
Daguerrean Da*guer"re*an (d[.a]*g[e^]r"[i^]*an), Daguerreian Da*guerre"i*an, a. Pertaining to Daguerre, or to his invention of the daguerreotype. [1913 Webster]

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  • daguerrean — da·guer·re·an …   English syllables

  • daguerrean — dəˈgerēən adjective Etymology: Louis J.M.Daguerre died 1851 French painter and inventor + English an 1. usually capitalized : of or relating to Daguerre 2. : of or relating to the daguerreotype …   Useful english dictionary

  • Daguerreian — Daguerrean Da*guer re*an (d[.a]*g[e^]r [i^]*an), Daguerreian Da*guerre i*an, a. Pertaining to Daguerre, or to his invention of the daguerreotype. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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