This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.



noun | Astroanthropology

the offering of incense and the conduct of rituals in the name of stars or other astronomical phenomena as part of ancient Astronic religious systems; a popular practice amongst the Aztecs.


  • Cosmancer | ˌkɒzmansə | noun
  • Cosmantic | ˌkɒzmantɪk | adjective

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the word cosm-, denoting The Cosmos or something cosmic, combined with the suffix -ancy denoting an action or ritual; meaning ‘ritual for the stars.’ 
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