Meaning of ASTRONOMY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ə-ˈsträ-nə-mē ]


( plural -mies )

Etymology: Middle English astronomie, from Anglo-French, from Latin astronomia, from Greek, from astr- + -nomia -nomy

Date: 13th century

: the study of objects and matter outside the earth's atmosphere and of their physical and chemical properties

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