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telegraphone

[tuh-leg-ruh-fohn] /təˈlɛg rəˌfoʊn/
noun
1.
an early magnetic sound-recording device for use with wire, tape, or disks.
Origin of telegraphone
1885-1890
From the Danish word telegraphon, dating back to 1885-90. See tele-1, grapho-, -phone
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