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almanac
A calendar of days and months with astronomical data.

A medieval Latin word of obscure origin which referred to a calendar of days and months with astronomical data, etc. Now it is an annual publication that includes calendars with weather forecasts, astronomical information, tide tables, lists, charts, and tables "of useful information".

This entry is located in the following unit: Latin Proverbs, Mottoes, Phrases, and Words: Group A (page 14)
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Astronomical Almanac
A book of astronomical facts and tables published annually by the United States Naval Observatory.

Astronomers use the information to locate stars, planets, and asteroids; and to forecast eclipses and lunar phases.

This entry is located in the following unit: astro-, astr- + (page 5)