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Echinus Big Dipper

ɪˈkʌɪnəs bɪɡ ˈdɪpə

noun | Archaeoastronology

a prehistoric Astronic specimen dated to the Stone Age, a fossil of a silicified sea-urchin with the Big Dipper asterism engraved into it.

Derivatives and alternatives phrases

  • Sea-urchin Big Dipper | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the title Echinus Big Dipper was first created by Cometan during the initial phase of his scholarship of the Astronic tradition to denote the Astronic specimen presented by Maud Worcester Makemson. 
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