variants or less commonly gnomonical
: of or relating to the gnomon of a sundial or its use in telling time
: gnomic

Word History


gnomonic from Latin gnomonicus, from Greek gnōmonikos, from gnōmon-, gnōmōn pointer on a sundial + -ikos -ic; gnomonical from Latin gnomonicus + English -al

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“Gnomonic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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