anemoscope

noun
anem·​o·​scope | \ əˈneməˌskōp \
plural -s

Definition of anemoscope

: a contrivance for indicating or for indicating and recording the direction of the wind also : a device intended to foretell changes in the weather

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First Known Use of anemoscope

1706, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anemoscope

probably from French anémoscope (from anémo- anem- + -scope)

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The first known use of anemoscope was in 1706

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“Anemoscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anemoscope. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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