camcorder

[kam-kawr-der]

noun

a lightweight handheld video camera.

Origin of camcorder

First recorded in 1980–85; cam(era)1 + (re)corder
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camcorder, Polaroid, transistors, Kodak

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British Dictionary definitions for camcorder

camcorder

noun

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

1982, from camera and recorder.

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