Copernicus

biographical name
Co·​per·​ni·​cus | \ kō-ˈpər-ni-kəs How to pronounce Copernicus (audio) \

Definition of Copernicus

Nicolaus Polish Mikołaj Kopernik \ kȯ-​ˈper-​nēk How to pronounce Copernicus (audio) \ or Niklas Koppernigk \ ˈkä-​pər-​ˌnik How to pronounce Copernicus (audio) \ 1473–1543 Polish astronomer

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“Copernicus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Copernicus. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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