presbyope

noun

pres·​by·​ope ˈprez-bē-ˌōp How to pronounce presbyope (audio)
ˈpres-bē-,
-pē-
: one affected with presbyopia

Word History

Etymology

probably from French, from New Latin presbyopia

First Known Use

1746, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of presbyope was in 1746

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Cite this Entry

“Presbyope.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/presbyope. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

presbyope

noun
pres·​by·​ope ˈprez-bē-ˌōp How to pronounce presbyope (audio) ˈpres-bē- How to pronounce presbyope (audio)
: one affected with presbyopia
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