camera ob·scu·ra (əb-skyo͝orʹə) n. pl. camera ob·scu·ras
A darkened chamber in which the real image of an object is received through a small opening or lens and focused in natural color onto a facing surface rather than recorded on a film or plate.
  [New Latin camera obscūra: Latin camera, chamber + Latin obscūra, feminine of obscūrus, dark.]

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