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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An old astronomical instrument formed of two cones, on whose surface the constellations were delineated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An old astronomical instrument, formed of two cones, on whose surface the constellations were delineated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An astronomical instrument composed of two cones on the surfaces of which the constellations with their stars are delineated. It was formerly used as a substitute for the celestial globe.

Etymologies

astro- + -scope (Wiktionary)

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