horologe

noun
hor·​o·​loge | \ ˈhȯr-ə-ˌlōj How to pronounce horologe (audio) , ˈhär- \

Definition of horologe

: a timekeeping device

First Known Use of horologe

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for horologe

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

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“Horologe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horologe. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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