Definition of -scope in English:


combining form

  • Denoting an instrument for observing, viewing, or examining: microscope telescope



Pronunciation: /ˈskɒpɪk/
combining form
In corresponding adjectives.


from modern Latin -scopium, from Greek skopein 'look at'.

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