meaning of astro-

astro- meaning in Etymology Dictionary

element active in English word-formation from mid-18c. and indicating "celebrity or celestial human body; space," from Greek astro-, stem and comb. as a type of astron "celebrity," associated with aster "celebrity" (see celebrity (n.)). In ancient Greek, aster usually was "a star" and astron mainly in plural, "the performers." In single it mainly required "Sirius" (the brightest celebrity).


astro- meaning in General Dictionary

The combining form of the Greek word 'a`stron, indicating star.


astro- - German to English

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astro- meaning in General Dictionary

The combining form of the Greek word 'a`stron, indicating star.


Sentence Examples with the word astro-

The first Arabic translation of the Almagest was made by order of Harun al-Rashid about the year Boo; others followed, and the Caliph Arah al-Mamun built in 829 a grand observatory at astro- Bagdad.

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