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Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Receptor. Available: Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].


noun  Astroeschatology

a type of prophetical figure whose revelations are received by way of the medium of the astronomical world.


Receptoral | rɪˈ sɛptər(ə)l | adjective
Receptorally | rɪˈ sɛptər(ə)li | adverb
Receptorial | rɪˈ sɛptərɪ(ə)l | adjective
Receptorially | rɪˈ sɛptərɪ(ə)li | adverb


Astro-English: from Astronese, the word receptor is indeed based on the noun reception denoting “the action of receiving” with the suffix -or denoting “a person”, altogether meaning “a person who receives” and in the context of Astronism, “a person who receives by way of the astronomical world.

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