Definition of coudé in English:

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Pronunciation: /ko͞oˈdā/


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


A coudé telescope.


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

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Syllabification: cou·dé

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