Astrolatry

əˈstrɒlətri

Published: 2nd August 2020

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Astrolatry. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/entry/astrolatry. Last accessed: [date].

noun

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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