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From anemo- +‎ -scope


anemoscope (plural anemoscopes)

  1. An instrument that shows the direction of the wind; a wind vane; a weathercock; usually applied to a contrivance consisting of a vane above, connected in the building with a dial or index with pointers to show the changes of the wind.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for anemoscope in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)