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praxinoscope (s), praxinoscopes (pl) (nouns)
An animation device that was invented in France in 1877 by Charles-Émile Reynaud: "The praxinoscope, or action viewer, used a strip of pictures that were placed around the inner surface of a spinning cylinder which gave the impression that the images were moving their legs, etc. in an animated format."
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