Published: 2nd August 2020
the worship of stars or other celestial objects, especially as considered by Cometan and the Astronist Institution to be the original religion (the Urreligion). Contrasted with other forms of cosmic worship including selenolatry (moon worship), cosmolatry (worship of The Cosmos as a whole), heliolatry (worship of The Sun), and venolatry (worship of Venus).
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Astrolatric | əˈstrɒlətrɪk | adjective
Astrolatrical | ˈ əˈstrɒlətrɪk(ə)l | adjective
Astrolatrism | əˈstrɒlətrɪz(ə)m | noun
Astrolater | əˈstrɒlətə | noun
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the stars or the astronomical world, combined with the suffix -latry denoting worship; meaning ‘worship of the stars.’
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