The definition of astrology is the study of how the position and path of the sun, moon, and stars have a bearing on our lives.(noun)
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Origin: ME astrologie < L & Gr astrologia, astronomy, astrology < astron, star + -logia, -logy
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Origin: Middle English astrologie
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin astrologia
Origin: , from Greek astrologiā
Origin: : astro-, astro-
Origin: + -logiā, -logy.
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Archaic. the casting of horoscopes. —apotelesmatic, adj.
astrology. —astroalchemist, n.
1. the study that assumes, and professes to interpret the influence of the stars and planets upon human existence.
2. Obsolete, astronomy. —astrologer, astrologist, n. —astrological, adj.
Obsolete, a person who is skilled in genethlialogy.
the art or practice of casting genethliacs, or astrological nativities.
the lore that underlies the art of casting genethliacs, or astrological nativities. Also genethliacs. —genethlialogic, genethlialogical, adj.
1. the art of casting horoscopes.
2. the position of the sun and stars at the time of a person’s birth. —horoscoper, horoscopist, n.
the teaching and studies of the priestly caste in ancient Media and Persia whose belief in the advent of a savior involved them in intensive astrological research, including the following of a star to Bethlehem (See Matthew 2:1-12).
1. the time, place, and circumstances of a person’s birth.
2. the configuration of the planets at the time of a person’s birth and a representation, as a chart, of that configuration.
coincidence in stellar or astrological influence; the condition of two or more persons having been born under the same stellar configuration.
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