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horologe

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noun hor·o·loge \ˈhȯr-ə-ˌlōj, ˈhär-\

Definition of horologe

  1. :  a timekeeping device



Origin and Etymology of horologe

Middle English orloge, from Anglo-French oriloge, from Latin horologium, from Greek hōrologion, from hōra hour + legein to gather — more at year, legend


First Known Use: 14th century


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