nonastronomical

adjective
non·​as·​tro·​nom·​i·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˌa-strə-ˈnä-mi-kəl How to pronounce nonastronomical (audio) \

Definition of nonastronomical

: not related to astronomy : not astronomical In my nonastronomical mind, it always struck me as odd that the longest day of the year falls right at the beginning of summer.— David Quick

First Known Use of nonastronomical

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonastronomical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonastronomical. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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