Copernicus

biographical name
Co·​per·​ni·​cus | \kō-ˈpər-ni-kəs \

Definition of Copernicus 

Nicolaus Polish Mikołaj Kopernik \kȯ-​ˈper-​nēk \ or Niklas Koppernigk \ˈkä-​pər-​ˌnik \ 1473–1543 Polish astronomer

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