scioptic

adjective
sci·​op·​tic | \ (ˈ)sī¦äptik \

Definition of scioptic

: of or relating to the formation of images in a darkened room (as in a camera obscura)

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First Known Use of scioptic

1749, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scioptic

sci- + optic

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“Scioptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scioptic. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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