noun Television.
a lightweight hand-held television camera with an incorporated VCR, forming a compact self-contained unit.

cam(era) + (re)corder Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
camcorder (ˈkæmˌkɔːdə)
a video camera and recorder combined in a portable unit

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Word Origin & History

1982, from camera and recorder.
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American Heritage
Abbreviations & Acronyms
video camera recorder
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Example sentences
Of course, you'll also need to connect to your camera or camcorder.
Also, with a camcorder in almost every home now, more small tornadoes are
  likely to be taped.
Couch carried a global positioning device, a two-way radio, a digital camcorder
  and a cellphone.
Canon's newest mouth-watering camcorder is both high-def and high-style.
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