Scioptic - definition of Scioptic by The Free Dictionary
|a.||1.||(Opt.) Of or pertaining to an optical arrangement for forming images in a darkened room, usually called scioptic ball.|
|(Opt.) the lens of a camera obscura mounted in a wooden ball which fits a socket in a window shutter so as to be readily turned, like the eye, to different parts of the landscape.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.