Definition of uranoscope in English:

uranoscope

noun

(also ouranoscope)
rare Zoology
  • A stargazer fish of the family Uranoscopidae; = "stargazer".

Pronunciation

uranoscope

/ˈjʊərənə(ʊ)skəʊp/ /ˈjɔːrənə(ʊ)skəʊp/

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.