lactoscope

[ lak-tuh-skohp ]
/ ˈlæk təˌskoʊp /

noun

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

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Origin of lactoscope

First recorded in 1855–60; lacto- + -scope
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Example sentences from the Web for lactoscope

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

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British Dictionary definitions for lactoscope

lactoscope
/ (ˈlæktəˌskəʊp) /

noun

an instrument for measuring the amount of cream in milk
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