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tele- +‎ spectroscope


telespectroscope (plural telespectroscopes)

  1. (astronomy) A spectroscope designed to be attached to a telescope for observation of distant objects, such as stars.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for telespectroscope in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)