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telegraphone

[ tuh-leg-ruh-fohn ]
/ təˈlɛg rəˌfoʊn /
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noun

an early magnetic sound-recording device for use with wire, tape, or disks.

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Origin of telegraphone

From the Danish word telegraphon, dating back to 1885–90. See tele-1, grapho-, -phone
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