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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An optical instrument for magnifying engravings, photographs, etc., usually having one large lens and two smaller ones.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An optical instrument for magnifying engravings, photographs, etc., usually having one large lens and two smaller ones.
  • n. An optical device for showing (or photographing) an image when projected upon the atmosphere as a screen.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A device for viewing pictures or photographs through a lens.

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Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)

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