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ptolemaic meaning and definition

PTOLEMAIC adjective

Definition of Ptolemaic (adjective)

  1. of or relating to the astronomer Ptolemy
  2. of or relating to the geocentric Ptolemaic system
    • "in the Ptolemaic system of planetary motion the earth is fixed as the center of the universe with the sun and moon and planets revolving around it"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet