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stauroscope

/ˈstɔːrəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
(obsolete) an optical instrument for studying the crystal structure of minerals under polarized light
Derived Forms
stauroscopic (ˌstɔːrəˈskɒpɪk) adjective
stauroscopically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from Greek stauros a cross + -scope
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