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Astronic

ˈastrəʊnɪk

adjective

relating to the religious and philosophical tradition with prehistoric origins whose central practice is night sky observation and whose belief systems are characterised by an astronomical theme.

Derivatives

  • Astronicism | ˈastrəʊnɪsɪz(ə)m | adjective
  • Astronicity | ˈastrəʊnɪsɪti | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astron-, denoting the astronomical world, combined with the suffix -ic denoting a religious tradition; meaning ‘astronomical religious tradition.’ 
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