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Noun: zoetrope  'zow-ee,trowp
  1. An optical toy, in which figures made to revolve on the inside of a cylinder, and viewed through slits in its circumference, appear like a single figure passing through a series of natural motions as if animated or mechanically moved

Derived forms: zoetropes

Encyclopedia: Zoetrope