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oneirocritic

[oh-nahy-ruh-krit-ik] /oʊˌnaɪ rəˈkrɪt ɪk/
noun
1.
an interpreter of dreams.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Greek oneirokritikós pertaining to the interpretation of dreams, equivalent to óneir(os) dream + -o- -o- + kritikós skilled in judgment; see critic
Related forms
oneirocritical, adjective
oneirocritically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for oneirocritical

oneirocritic

/əʊˌnaɪərəʊˈkrɪtɪk/
noun
1.
a person who interprets dreams
Derived Forms
oneirocritical, adjective
oneirocritically, adverb
Word Origin
C17: from Greek oneirokritikos
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Word Origin and History for oneirocritical
adj.

1580s, from oneiro- + critic + -al (1).

oneirocritic

n.

"a judge or interpreter of dreams," 1650s from Greek oneirokritikos "pertaining to the interpretation of dreams," from oneirokrites "interpreter of dreams," from oneiros "a dream" (see oneiro-) + krites "discerner, judge" (see critic).

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