aktograph

noun

ak·​to·​graph
ˈak-tə-ˌgraf
plural -s
: a device for recording the movements of a caged but not restrained experimental animal

Word History

Etymology

German, from Latin actus (past participle of agere to do, drive) + German -graph

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aktograph was in 1915

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“Aktograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aktograph. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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