What is the literal meaning of Latin “camera obscura”?

crude painting
obscured view
dark chamber
dimmed light
“Camera” means “chamber” and “room” in Latin. Camera obscura was an optical device used in drawing, and an ancestor of modern photography. This is a source of the modern word camera.
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