What does binocle mean?

binocle meaning in General Dictionary

A dioptric telescope fitted with two tubes joining so as to allow a person to view an object with both eyes at once a double barreled field-glass or an opera cup

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  • A dioptric telescope, fitted with two tubes joining, so as to enable a person to look at an object with both eyes simultaneously; a double-barreled field-glass or an opera cup.

binocle meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1690s, from French binocle (17c.), from Latin bini- "two by two, twofold, two apiece" (see binary) + oculus "eye" (see eye (n.)).


binocle - French to English

pince-nez


binocle meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A dioptric telescope, fitted with two pipes joining, so as to allow people to see an object with both eyes at a time; a double-barreled field glass or an opera glass.