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1Involving or relating to an aeroscope.
Entomology. Designating a layer or area in the chorion in many insect eggs that contains a meshwork of air spaces and is involved in gaseous exchange.
Early 19th century (in an earlier sense). From aero- + -scopic.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.