di·​chro·​scope ˈdī-krə-ˌskōp How to pronounce dichroscope (audio)
: an instrument for examining crystals for dichroism

Word History


dichro- (as in dichroism) + -scope

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dichroscope was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Dichroscope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dichroscope. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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