Perspicil Per"spi*cil, n. [LL. perspicilla, fr. L. perspicere to look through.] An optical glass; a telescope. [Obs.] --Crashaw. [1913 Webster]

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  • perspicil — noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin perspicillum, from Latin perspicere to look through + illum, suffix denoting an instrument more at perspective obsolete : an optical glass (as a telescope) …   Useful english dictionary

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