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One entry found for astronaut.
Main Entry: as·tro·naut
Pronunciation: primarystressas-trschwa-secondarystressnodott, -nät
Function: noun
Etymology: from astro- "star, heavens" (derived from Greek astron "star") and -naut (derived from Greek nautemacrons "sailor," from naus "ship") --related to NAUSEA, NAUTICAL --see Word History at NAUSEA
: a traveler in a spacecraft
- as·tro·nau·tic /secondarystressas-trschwa-primarystressnodott-ik/ or as·tro·nau·ti·cal /-i-kschwal, -nät-/ adjective

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