anomalistic

adjective
anom·​a·​lis·​tic | \ ə¦nämə¦listik, -ēk \
variants: or less commonly anomalistical \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦⸗ə̇kəl \

Definition of anomalistic

1 astronomy : relating to the anomaly (see anomaly sense 4a)
2 [anomalist + -ic] : of or relating to the anomalists

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Other Words from anomalistic

anomalistically \ -​ə̇k(ə)lē , -​li \ adverb

First Known Use of anomalistic

1727, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anomalistic

anomaly + -istic

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“Anomalistic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anomalistic. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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