camcorder

[ kam-kawr-der ]
/ ˈkæmˌkɔr dər /

noun

a lightweight handheld video camera.

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Origin of camcorder

First recorded in 1980–85; cam(era)1 + (re)corder

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British Dictionary definitions for camcorder

camcorder

/ (ˈkæmˌkɔːdə) /

noun

a video camera and recorder combined in a portable unit
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Word Origin and History for camcorder

camcorder

n.

1982, from camera and recorder.

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