binocle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French binocle, from Latin bi- (two)+ oculus (eye).

Noun[edit]

binocle (plural binocles)

  1. A dioptric telescope, fitted with two tubes joining, so as to enable the viewing of an object with both eyes at once; a double-barrelled field glass or opera glass.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin bi- (two)+ oculus (eye)

Noun[edit]

binocle m (plural binocles)

  1. pince-nez
  2. lorgnette

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