chromatoscope etymology

English word chromatoscope comes from English -scope, English chromato- (Color.)

Detailed word origin of chromatoscope

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-scope English (eng) Used to make terms denoting an instrument used for viewing or examination.
chromato- English (eng) Color.
chromatoscope English (eng) A reflecting telescope, part of which is made to rotate eccentrically, so as to produce a ringlike image of a star, instead of a point; used in studying the scintillation of the stars.

Words with the same origin as chromatoscope

Descendants of -scope
Teslascope angioscope antroscope bioscope chromascope cymoscope embryoscope endoscope finderscope fluoroscopically hydroscope hypnoscope kaleidoscope laryngoscope leucoscope nightscope oscilloscope periscope pharyngoscope polemoscope pseudoscope spectroscope spectroscopic binary spiroscope thermoscopic
Descendants of chromato-
chromatogram chromatography chromatolysis chromatomap chromatophilic chromatophore chromatoscanner chromatosphere haemochromatosis