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astrolabe

as·tro·labe

astrolabe

pronunciation:
ae str leIb
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part of speech: noun
definition: an instrument used by the ancient Greeks and medieval Arabs to determine the position of heavenly bodies, later replaced by the sextant.
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The word astrolabe contains the following part: