perspectograph

noun

per·​spec·​to·​graph
pə(r)ˈspektəˌgraf,
-rȧf
: an instrument used as an aid to drawing in perspective by fixing in the picture the positions of some of the points or outlines of the objects to be represented

Word History

Etymology

Latin perspectus (past participle of perspicere to look through) + English -o + -graph

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“Perspectograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perspectograph. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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