astronautical

adjective
of or belonging to astronauts or the science of astronautics
Syn: ↑astronautic
Pertains to noun: ↑astronautics, ↑astronaut, ↑astronautics (for: ↑astronautic), ↑astronaut (for: ↑astronautic)
Derivationally related forms: ↑astronaut, ↑astronaut (for: ↑astronautic)

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/as'treuh naw"ti keuhl, -not"i-/, adj.
of or pertaining to astronautics or astronauts.
[astronautic ( < F astronautique, equiv. to astronaute (astro- ASTRO- + -naute < Gk naútes sailor, on the model of aéronaute AERONAUT) + -ique -IC) + -AL1]

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astronautˈic or astronautˈical adjective
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Main Entry:astronaut

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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