Definition of megaloscope in English:

megaloscope

noun

historical
  • Any of several magnifying instruments: †(a) a hand lens for examining small objects (obsolete).

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in Benjamin Martin (bap. 1705, d. 1782), lecturer on science and maker of scientific instruments. From megalo- + -scope.

Pronunciation

megaloscope

/ˈmɛɡ(ə)ləskəʊp//ˈmɛɡələskəʊp/