Ptolemaist
Ptolemaist Ptol"e*ma`ist, n. One who accepts the astronomical system of Ptolemy. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ptolemaist — [täl΄ə mā′ist] n. an adherent or supporter of the Ptolemaic system of astronomy …   English World dictionary

  • Ptolemaist — /tol euh may ist/, n. an adherent or advocate of the Ptolemaic system of astronomy. [1875 80; PTOLEMA(IC) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • ptolemaist — ptol·e·ma·ist …   English syllables

  • Ptolemaist — /tɒləˈmeɪəst/ (say toluh mayuhst) noun a believer in the Ptolemaic system of astronomy …   Australian English dictionary

  • ptolemaist — āə̇st noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: ptolemaic + ist : a supporter of the Ptolemaic system * * * /tol euh may ist/, n. an adherent or advocate of the Ptolemaic system of astronomy. [1875 80; PTOLEMA(IC) + IST] * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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