solstice (c.1230)

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solstice (c.1230)


[FEW: 12,75a solstitium; Gdf: ; GdfC: 10,684a solstice; TL: 9,810 solstice; DEAF:  solstice; DMF:  solstice; TLF:  solstice; OED:  solstice n.; MED:  solstice n.; DMLBS: 3124a solstitium]


1astron.timesolstice, the biannual point at which the Sun appears furthest from the celestial equator
( c.1230; MS: 1275-85 )  la lune est dunc pres curant; En solstice ses salz reprent  1471
solsticial  solsticiun 
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