from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A portable binocular telescope without prisms used especially outdoors for viewing distant objects.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A pair of binoculars for observing "in the field".
  • noun A small monocular refracting telescope.
  • noun The larger of the image lenses of an optical device.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a small refracting telescope


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