Almacantar
Almacantar Al`ma*can"tar, n. (Astron.) (a) Same as {Almucantar}. (b) A recently invented instrument for observing the heavenly bodies as they cross a given almacantar circle. See {Almucantar}. [1913 Webster] ||

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