uranographist

uranography

[yoor-uh-nog-ruh-fee]
noun
the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the heavens, and especially of the fixed stars.
Also called uranology.


Origin:
1640–50; < Greek ouranographía. See urano-, -graphy

uranographer, uranographist, noun
uranographic [yoor-uh-nuh-graf-ik] , uranographical, adjective
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uranography (ˌjʊərəˈnɒɡrəfɪ)
 
n
obsolete the branch of astronomy concerned with the description and mapping of the stars, galaxies, etc
 
ura'nographer
 
n
 
ura'nographist
 
n
 
uranographic
 
adj
 
urano'graphical
 
adj

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