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variant of astro- before a vowel.
THINGAMABOB OR THINGUMMY: CAN YOU DISTINGUISH BETWEEN THE US AND UK TERMS IN THIS QUIZ?
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
Words nearby astr-
astonishment, Astor, Astoria, astound, astounding, astr-, astrachan, astraddle, astragal, astragalus, astrakhan
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How to use astr- in a sentence
Cf. Perrine's negative results for Swift's comet in 1899, Astr.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century|Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke
British Dictionary definitions for astr-
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