Definition of pantoscope in English:

pantoscope

noun

  • US. A moving panorama, especially that of a large section of the gold country of California and the route west to it, painted from daguerreotypes of the area taken by John Wesley Jones (1824–1905), and displayed in the north-eastern United States from 1852 to 1854. Now historical and rare.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Daily Evening Transcript (Boston). From panto- + -scope.

Pronunciation

pantoscope

/ˈpantəskəʊp/