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Meaning of COPERNICAN

Pronunciation:  kow'purnikun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  according to Copernicus; "in the Copernican system the earth and other planets revolve around the sun"
  2. [adj]  of radical or major importance; "a Copernican revolution in modern art"
 

COPERNICAN is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: heliocentric, important, of import
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co*per"ni*can\, a.
Pertaining to Copernicus, a Prussian by birth (b. 1473, d.
1543), who taught the world the solar system now received,
called the Copernican system.

 

 

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