Anamorphoscope

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anamorphoscope An instrument for restoring a picture or image distorted by anamorphosis to its normal proportions. It usually consists of a cylindrical mirror.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anamorphoscope An optical toy consisting of a vertical cylindrical mirror which gives a correct image of a distorted picture drawn at the base on a plane at right angles to the axis of the mirror. See anamorphosis.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Anamorpho,sis + -scope,