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marigraph

[ mar-i-graf, -grahf ]
/ ˈmær ɪˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf /
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noun

a device that automatically registers the rise and fall of the tide.

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Origin of marigraph

1855–60; <Latin mari- (combining form of mare sea) + -graph

OTHER WORDS FROM marigraph

mar·i·graph·ic [mar-i-graf-ik], /ˌmær ɪˈgræf ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for marigraph

marigraph
/ (ˈmærɪˌɡræf, -ˌɡrɑːf) /

noun

a gauge for recording the levels of the tides

Word Origin for marigraph

from Latin mare sea + -graph
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