Skip to search.

Definition of astrology


Reference
Dictionary
Encyclopedia
Thesaurus
World Factbook

 
Search Dictionary:

Houghton Mifflin

as·trol·o·gy  audio  (-strl-j) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. The study of the positions and aspects of celestial bodies in the belief that they have an influence on the course of natural earthly occurrences and human affairs.
  2. Obsolete Astronomy.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English astrologie, from Old French, from Latin astrologia, from Greek astrologi : astro-, astro- + -logi, -logy

OTHER FORMS:
as·trolo·ger(Noun), astro·logi·cal  (str-lj-kl) KEY  or astro·logic(Adjective), astro·logi·cal·ly(Adverb)


Visit our partner's site
Provided by Houghton Mifflin
logoeReference -- Download this interactive reference software to your desktop computer