This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.
noun | Astroanthropology
grave goods featuring astronomical symbols and celestial objects as part of a wider astronomical religious system; a practice classified as Astronic and popular in ancient times, but with origins in prehistory.
- Necrocosmic | ˈnɛkrəʊkɒzmɪk | adjective
- Necrocosmist | ˈnɛkrəʊkɒzmɪst | adjective & noun
Origin and etymology
- Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix necro-, denoting death, combined with the word cosmism denoting a cosmic or astronomical belief; meaning ‘cosmic beliefs regarding death.’