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stargazer

[stahr-gey-zer] /ˈstɑrˌgeɪ zər/
noun
1.
a person who stargazes, as an astronomer or astrologer.
2.
a daydreamer.
3.
an impractical idealist.
4.
any of several marine fishes of the family Uranoscopidae, having the eyes at the top of the head.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60; star + gazer
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stargazers in the Bible

(Isa. 47:13), those who pretend to tell what will occur by looking upon the stars. The Chaldean astrologers "divined by the rising and setting, the motions, aspects, colour, degree of light, etc., of the stars."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Encyclopedia Article for stargazers

stargazer

fish of two related families, Uranoscopidae (electric stargazers) and Dactyloscopidae (sand stargazers), both of the order Perciformes. Stargazers are elongated fishes that habitually bury themselves in the bottom. They have tapered bodies and big, heavy, flat heads. Their mouths slant vertically, their lips are fringed, and their eyes are on top of the head (hence the common name).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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