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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Astronomer  \As*tron"o*mer\,  n.  [See  {Astronomy}.] 
  1.  An  astrologer.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  2.  One  who  is  versed  in  astronomy;  one  who  has  a  knowledge  of 
  the  laws  of  the  heavenly  orbs,  or  the  principles  by  which 
  their  motions  are  regulated,  with  their  various  phenomena. 
 
  An  undevout  astronomer  is  mad.  --Young. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  astronomer 
  n  :  a  physicist  who  studies  astronomy  [syn:  {uranologist},  {stargazer}] 




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