Definition of mezzotint noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mezzotint

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmetsəʊtɪnt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmetsoʊtɪnt//
 
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a picture printed from a copper or steel plate Word Originfrom Italian mezzotinto, from mezzo ‘half’ + tinto ‘tint’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mezzotint