astrolatry


astrolatry
worship of stars

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Astrolatry — As*trol a*try, n. [Astro + Gr. ? service, worship: cf. F. astrol[^a]trie.] The worship of the stars. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Astrolatry — is the worship of celestial bodies. See: *Sun worship *Moon worship *star worship **Eosphorus **Astraeus **Astraea (mythology)ee also*History of astrology *Heavenly host *Idolatry *Nature worship *Sky Father …   Wikipedia

  • astrolatry — as·trol·a·try …   English syllables

  • astrolatry —   n. worship of stars …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • astrolatry — noun the worship of planets or stars • Syn: ↑worship of heavenly bodies • Hypernyms: ↑worship …   Useful english dictionary

  • astrolater — aˈsträləd.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: from astrolatry, after English idolatry: idolater : one that practices astrolatry …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Astronomy in the Bible — • Includes examples of Old and New Testament references Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Astronomy in the Bible     Astronomy in the Bible      …   Catholic encyclopedia

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