lactoscope

[lak-tuh-skohp]
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noun

an optical device for determining the amount of cream in milk.

Origin of lactoscope

First recorded in 1855–60; lacto- + -scope
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Historical Examples of lactoscope

  • The lactoscope possesses, however, but a limited degree of precision.


British Dictionary definitions for lactoscope

lactoscope

noun

an instrument for measuring the amount of cream in milk
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