Definition of animatograph in English:

animatograph

noun

historical Cinema
  • 1A motion picture.

  • 2A camera used for shooting films.

Pronunciation

animatograph

/ˌanɪˈmatəɡrɑːf/ /ˌanɪˈmatəɡraf/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Daily News. From classical Latin animātus animate + -o- + -graph, after cinematograph.