Fernrohr

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Fernrohr n ‎(genitive Fernrohrs or Fernrohres, plural Fernrohre)

  1. telescope

Usage notes[edit]

  • 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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