Cosmolabe
Cosmolabe Cos"mo*labe (k?z"m?-l?b), n. [Gr. ko`smos the world + lamba`nein to take: cf. F. cosmolade.] An instrument resembling the astrolabe, formerly used for measuring the angles between heavenly bodies; -- called also {pantacosm}. [1913 Webster]

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