gnomonic

adjective gno·mon·ic \(ˈ)nō¦mänik\
variants: less commonly

gnomonical

\-änə̇kəl\

Definition of gnomonic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the gnomon of a sundial or its use in telling time

  2. 2 :  gnomic

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Origin and Etymology of gnomonic

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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