celidography

celidography
celidography
(sɛlɪˈdɒgrəfɪ)
[f. Gr. κηλίς, κηλῖδο-ς spot + -γραϕία writing. In F. célidographie.]
A description of the spots in the sun or planets.
[ Chambers Cycl. Supp. has Celidographia from Bianchini 1729.] in Ash; and in mod. Dicts.

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  • Celidography — Cel i*dog ra*phy, n. [Gr. ?, ? stain, spot + graphy: cf. F. c[ e]lidographie.] A description of apparent spots on the disk of the sun, or on planets. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • celidography —   n. description of sun s or planet s surface markings.    ♦ celidographer, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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