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Pronunciation: sko'to-graf

Definition: An appliance for aiding one to write in straight lines in the dark or for aiding the blind to write, as used by the U.S. historian W.H. Prescott.

Synonym(s): noctograph

[scoto- + G. grapho, to write]

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