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lychnoscope

[ lik-nuh-skohp ]
/ ˈlɪk nəˌskoʊp /
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noun
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Origin of lychnoscope

1835–45; <Greek lýchn(os) lamp + -o- + -scope

OTHER WORDS FROM lychnoscope

lych·no·scop·ic [lik-nuh-skop-ik], /ˌlɪk nəˈskɒp ɪk/, adjective

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