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Nostradamus

[nos-truh-dey-muh s, -dah-, noh-struh-] /ˌnɒs trəˈdeɪ məs, -ˈdɑ-, ˈnoʊ strə-/
noun
1.
(Michel de Nostredame) 1503–66, French astrologer.
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Nostradamic
[nos-truh-dam-ik, noh-struh-] /ˌnɒs trəˈdæm ɪk, ˌnoʊ strə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Nostradamus

Nostradamus

/ˌnɒstrəˈdɑːməs/
noun
1.
Latinized name of Michel de Notredame. 1503–66, French physician and astrologer; author of a book of prophecies in rhymed quatrains, Centuries (1555)
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Word Origin and History for Nostradamus

"a prophet, seer, a fortune-teller," 1660s, from Latinized name of Michel de Nostredame (1503-1566), French physician and astrologer, who published a collection of predictions in 1555.

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