Meaning of PTOLEMAIC in English

/tol'euh may"ik/ , adj.

1. of or pertaining to Ptolemy or his system of astronomy.

2. of or pertaining to the dynastic house of the Ptolemies or the period of their rule in Egypt.

[ 1665-75; Ptolemaikós of Ptolemy, equiv. to Ptolema ( îos ) PTOLEMY + -ikos -IC ]

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