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genethliac

noun ge·neth·li·ac \jə̇ˈnethlēˌak\

Definition of genethliac

plural

-s

  1. 1 archaic :  a calculator of nativities

  2. 2 archaic :  nativity

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Origin and Etymology of genethliac

in sense 1, from Late Latin genethliacus, from Greek genethliakos, from genethliakos, adjective; in sense 2, from Late Latin genethliace, from (assumed) Greek genethliakē, from feminine of genethliakos, adjective


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genethliac

adjective ge·neth·li·ac \"\
variants: or

genethliacal

\¦jeˌneth¦līəkəl, -nə̇th-\

Definition of genethliac

  1. :  relating to nativities or birthdays :  showing position and influence of stars at one's birth

genethliacally

adverb

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Origin and Etymology of genethliac

genethliac from Late Latin genethliacus, from Greek genethliakos, from genethlē race, stock, family, offspring, from the stem of gignesthai to be born; genethliacal from Late Latin genethliacus + English -al


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