[ tol-uh-mey-ist ]
/ ˌtɒl əˈmeɪ ɪst /
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an adherent or advocate of the Ptolemaic system of astronomy.
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How to use Ptolemaist in a sentence
For the Ptolemaist all these phenomena have no bond between them; for the Copernican they are produced by the one same cause.
The poet is always a Ptolemaist; for him the sun still rises and the earth stands still.Varied Types|G. K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for Ptolemaist
/ (ˌtɒlɪˈmeɪɪst) /
a believer in or adherent of the Ptolemaic system of the universe
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