[nos-truh-dey-muh s, -dah-, noh-struh-]
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Related formsNos·tra·dam·ic [nos-truh-dam-ik, noh-struh-] /ˌnɒs trəˈdæm ɪk, ˌnoʊ strə-/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for nostradamus

seer, astrologer, meteorologist, soothsayer, prophet, nostradamus

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British Dictionary definitions for nostradamus


  1. Latinized name of Michel de Notredame. 1503–66, French physician and astrologer; author of a book of prophecies in rhymed quatrains, Centuries (1555)
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Word Origin and History for nostradamus


"a prophet, seer, a fortune-teller," 1660s, from Latinized name of Michel de Nostredame (1503-1566), French physician and astrologer, who published a collection of predictions in 1555.

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