megascopic

adjective

mega·​scop·​ic ˌme-gə-ˈskä-pik How to pronounce megascopic (audio)
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: based on or relating to observations made with the unaided eye
megascopically adverb

Word History

Etymology

mega- + -scopic (as in microscopic)

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of megascopic was in 1879

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Cite this Entry

“Megascopic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/megascopic. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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