Definition of uranoscope in English:

uranoscope

(also ouranoscope)

noun

Zoology
rare
  • A stargazer fish of the family Uranoscopidae; = "stargazer".

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Joshua Sylvester (d. 1618), poet and translator. From French uranoscope, † ouranoscope and its etymon classical Latin ūranoscopos. Compare Italian uranoscopo.

Pronunciation

uranoscope

/jɔːrənəskəʊp//jʊərənəskəʊp/