celidography

celidography
  n. description of sun's or planet's surface markings.
   ♦ celidographer, n.

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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 — (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 …   Useful english dictionary

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