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Topic: ASTROLOGY

Date: 1300-1400
Language: Old French
Origin: astrologie 'use of astronomy for human purposes', from Latin astrologia, from Greek, from astro- ( ASTRO-) + -logia '-logy'

astrology

noun
     
as‧trol‧o‧gy [uncountable]
the study of the positions and movements of the stars and how they might influence people and events [↪ astronomy]
astrological adjective
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