bioscope

[ bahy-uh-skohp ]
/ ˈbaɪ əˌskoʊp /

noun

an early form of motion-picture projector, used about 1900.

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Origin of bioscope

First recorded in 1895–1900; bio- + -scope
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bioscope
/ (ˈbaɪəˌskəʊp) /

noun

a kind of early film projector
a South African word for cinema
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