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horologe

[hawr-uh-lohj, -loj, hor-] /ˈhɔr əˌloʊdʒ, -ˌlɒdʒ, ˈhɒr-/
noun
1.
any instrument for indicating the time, especially a sundial or an early form of clock.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin hōrologium horologium; replacing Middle English orloge < Middle French < Latin, as above
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British Dictionary definitions for horologe

horologe

/ˈhɒrəˌlɒdʒ/
noun
1.
a rare word for timepiece
Word Origin
C14: from Latin hōrologium, from Greek hōrologion, from hōrahour + -logos from legein to tell
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