Nostradamus

Nostradamus

[nos-truh-dey-muhs, -dah-, noh-struh-]
noun
(Michel de Nostredame) 1503–66, French astrologer.

Nostradamic [nos-truh-dam-ik, noh-struh-] , adjective
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Nostradamus (ˌnɒstrəˈdɑːməs)
 
n
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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Nostradamus
"a prophet, seer," 1668, from Fr., from Latinized name of Michel de Nostredame (1503-66), physician and astrologer, who published a famous collection of prophesies in 1555.
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