stereopticon

noun
ste·​re·​op·​ti·​con | \ ˌster-ē-ˈäp-ti-kən How to pronounce stereopticon (audio) , ˌstir- \

Definition of stereopticon

1 : a projector for transparent slides often made double so as to produce dissolving views

First Known Use of stereopticon

1863, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for stereopticon

New Latin, from stere- + Greek optikon, neuter of optikos optic

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The first known use of stereopticon was in 1863

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“Stereopticon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stereopticon. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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