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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 oneirocritically

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 oneirocritically

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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