gramophone

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Etymology[edit]

From Gramophone (a trademark), coined by German-American inventor Emile Berliner in 1887 after the invention of the first phonograph, from Ancient Greek γράμμα (grámma, letter) + φωνή (phōnḗ, sound).

Noun[edit]

gramophone (plural gramophones)

  1. (Britain, dated) A record player.

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References[edit]

  • The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1914

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