This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.
noun | Astroanthropology
the attribution of constellations or asterisms to a god(s), animals, humans, or other objects as depicted in prehistoric rock art; considered one of the earliest indications of the Astronic tradition in the Upper Palaeolithic period.
- Astromorphic | ˈastrəʊˈmɔːfɪk | adjective, (also Astromorphically) adverb
- Astromorphise | ˈastrəʊˈmɔːfʌɪz | verb, (also Astromorphised) past tense, (also Astromorphising) present tense
- Astromorphous | ˈastrəʊˈmɔːfəs | adjective (meaning: of a god, animal, or object, stellar in form or nature)
Origin and etymology
- Astro-English: from Astronese, the word astro-, denoting the astronomical world, adjoined to the combing form -morphism denoting transformation or attribution; meaning ‘the attribution of stars to non-celestial objects.’