zoopraxiscope

noun
zo·​o·​prax·​i·​scope | \ ˌzōəˈpraksəˌskōp\

Definition of zoopraxiscope

: a motion-picture projector invented about 1882

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History and Etymology for zoopraxiscope

zo- + praxis + -scope; from the fact that it usually showed pictures of a moving animal

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