[ juh-neth-lee-ol-uh-jee, -al- ]
/ dʒəˌnɛθ liˈɒl ə dʒi, -ˈæl- /
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the science of calculating positions of the heavenly bodies on nativities.
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Origin of genethlialogy
1650–60; <Greek genethliālogía casting of destinies, equivalent to genethliā- (combining form of genéthlē birth) + -logia-logy
OTHER WORDS FROM genethlialogyge·neth·li·a·log·ic [ji-neth-lee-uh-loj-ik], /dʒɪˌnɛθ li əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, ge·neth·li·a·log·i·cal, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for genethlialogy
Some, who are not approved of by the rest, profess to understand genethlialogy, or the casting of nativities.
Chaldee astrology, was not, however, limited to genethlialogy.