genethliac

[juh-neth-lee-ak]
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adjective Astrology.

of or relating to birthdays or to the position of the stars at one's birth.

Nearby words

  1. genesee,
  2. genesic,
  3. genesis,
  4. genet,
  5. genet, jean,
  6. genethlialogy,
  7. genetic,
  8. genetic amplification,
  9. genetic association,
  10. genetic code

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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Examples from the Web for genethliac

  • Arch-genethliac: a genethliac is a calculator of nativities—an astrologer.