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genethliac

[juh-neth-lee-ak]
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adjective Astrology.
  1. of or relating to birthdays or to the position of the stars at one's birth.
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Origin of genethliac

1575–85; < Latin genethliacus < Greek genethliakós, equivalent to genéthli(os) pertaining to one's birth (derivative of genéthlē birth) + -akos -ac
Related formsgen·eth·li·a·cal·ly [jen-ith-lahy-ik-lee] /ˌdʒɛn ɪθˈlaɪ ɪk li/, adjective
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  • Arch-genethliac: a genethliac is a calculator of nativities—an astrologer.

    The Browning Cyclopdia

    Edward Berdoe