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Etymology edit

From Middle English astrologer, astrologier, astrologere, formed from Middle English astrologie or Latin astrologus + Middle English -ere, equivalent to astrology +‎ -er. Ousted imported Middle English astrologien (astrologer), borrowed from Old French astrologien. Displaced Old English tungolwītga (literally star prophet).

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  • IPA(key): /əˈstrɒl.ə.d͡ʒɚ/
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Noun edit

astrologer (plural astrologers, feminine astrologess)

  1. One who studies or practices astrology.
    Nicolaus Copernicus and Johannes Kepler both made a living as astrologers.

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  1. indefinite plural of astrolog