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anamorphoscope

[ an-uh-mawr-fuh-skohp ]
/ ˌæn əˈmɔr fəˌskoʊp /
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noun
a curved mirror or other optical device for giving a correct image of a picture or the like distorted byanamorphosis.
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Origin of anamorphoscope

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

anamorphoscope
/ (ˌænəˈmɔːfəˌskəʊp) /

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