Ptolemaist

[ tol-uh-mey-ist ]
/ ˌtɒl əˈmeɪ ɪst /

noun

an adherent or advocate of the Ptolemaic system of astronomy.

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Origin of Ptolemaist

First recorded in 1875–80; Ptolema(ic) + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for Ptolemaist

Ptolemaist
/ (ˌtɒlɪˈmeɪɪst) /

noun

a believer in or adherent of the Ptolemaic system of the universe
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