Scotoscope
Scotoscope Sco"to*scope (? or ?), n. [Gr. sko`tos darkness + -scope.] An instrument that discloses objects in the dark or in a faint light. [Obs.] --Pepys. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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