astronomess etymology

English word astronomess comes from English -ess (Suffix appended to words to make a female form.Examples:.), English astronomy

Detailed word origin of astronomess

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ess English (eng) Suffix appended to words to make a female form.Examples:.
astronomy English (eng) (obsolete) Astrology.. The study of the physical universe beyond the Earth's atmosphere, including the process of mapping locations and properties of the matter and radiation in the universe.
astronomess English (eng) (dated) A female astronomer.

Words with the same origin as astronomess

Descendants of -ess
actress adulteress adventuress archduchess baroness demoness heiress huntress laundress lioness manageress mayoress murderess poetess priestess princess prioress proprietress seamstress seductress shepherdess stewardess temptress tigress waitress
Descendants of astronomy
astronomer astronomick astronomist