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circumferentor

[ser-kuhm-fuh-ren-ter] /sərˈkʌm fəˌrɛn tər/
noun, Surveying.
1.
an alidade equipped with a compass and two diametrically opposed vertical arms with slits for sighting through.
Origin of circumferentor
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin circumferent(ia) circumference + -or2
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