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This is an official definition authorised by the Astronist Institution.

Selenolatry

ˌsɛlɪˈnɒlətri

noun | Astroanthropology

worship of moons, or the Moon; considered to have origins in the Upper Palaeolithic period of the Stone Age as a product of moon deification. Classified as a branch of cosmolatry in the Astronic tradition.

Derivatives and alternative phrases

  • Luniolatry | ˌluːnʌɪəˈɒlətri | noun (also Lunolatry)
  • Moon worship (also Lunar worship)
  • Selenolatric | ˌsɛlɪˈnɒlətrɪk | adjective, (also Selenolatrous) adjective, (also Selenolater) noun

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix form seleno-, denoting moons, combined with the suffix -olatry denoting worship; meaning ‘worship of moons.’ 
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