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Vendox

The golden version of the Vendox, the symbol’s most common form.

ˈvɛndɒks

noun

the main symbol of Astronism, characterised by a central book surrounded by twelve stars and two lines that come to almost form a circle but instead spread out vertically. It is especially used to represent the denomination of the Astronist Institution, the copyright holder of the symbol in many countries.

Derivatives

  • Vendoxic | ˈvɛndɒksɪk | adjective
  • Vendoxical | ˈvɛndɒksɪk(ə)l | adjective
  • Vendoxology | ˈvɛndɒksɒlədʒi | noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix ven-, denoting visual association, combined with the suffix -dox which itself derives from the suffix -doxy, denotes doctrine; meaning ‘visuality of doctrine.’ 
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