Fernrohr

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Compound of fern (far) +‎ Rohr (tube), a loose loan translation of Dutch verrekijker.

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Fernrohr n (genitive Fernrohres or Fernrohrs, plural Fernrohre)

  1. telescope

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  • Although there is no technical distinction between Fernrohr and Teleskop, the former is commonly used for terrestrial, the latter for astronomic telescopes.

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