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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Gramophone \Gram"o*phone\, n. [Gr. ? a thing drawn or written (fr. ? write) + -phone, as in telephone. Originally a trademark.] An instrument for recording, preserving, and reproducing sounds, the record being a tracing of a phonautograph etched in some solid material. Reproduction is accomplished by means of a system attached to an elastic diaphragm. This older term is almost completely replaced for modern devices by the word phonograph (or hi-fi), and technological changes have made the term sound antiquated, and it is usually used to refer to older non-electronic versions of the phonograph. [obsolescent] [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]