Definition of coudé in English:

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coudé

Pronunciation: /kuːˈdeɪ/

adjective

Relating to or denoting a telescope in which the rays are bent to a focus at a fixed point off the axis.

noun

A coudé telescope.

Origin

Late 19th century: French, literally 'bent at right angles', past participle of couder, from coude 'elbow', from Latin cubitum.

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