troffer

[ trof-er, traw-fer ]
/ ˈtrɒf ər, ˈtrɔ fər /

noun

a trough-shaped reflector holding one or more fluorescent lamps.

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Origin of troffer

1940–45; troff (variant of trough) + -er1
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