anamorphoscope

[an-uh-mawr-fuh-skohp]

Origin of anamorphoscope

First recorded in 1880–85; anamorpho(sis) + -scope
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British Dictionary definitions for anamorphoscope

anamorphoscope

noun
  1. an optical device, such as a cylindrical lens, for correcting an image that has been distorted by anamorphosis
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