finderscope etymology

English word finderscope comes from English finder, English -scope

Detailed word origin of finderscope

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
finder English (eng) An optical device, such as a viewfinder, used to locate a target or other object of interest. One who finds or discovers something.
-scope English (eng) Used to make terms denoting an instrument used for viewing or examination.
finderscope English (eng) (astronomy) A small telescope, or other sighting device, mounted on top of a main telescope to enable approximate directional positioning.

Words with the same origin as finderscope

Descendants of -scope
Teslascope angioscope antroscope bioscope chromascope cymoscope embryoscope endoscope fluoroscopically hydroscope hypnoscope kaleidoscope laryngoscope leucoscope nightscope oscilloscope periscope pharyngoscope polemoscope pseudoscope spectroscope spectroscopic binary spiroscope thermoscopic