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 (nŏs′trə-dā′məs, -dä′-, nō′strə-) Originally Michel de Notredame. 1503-1566.
French physician and astrologer noted for his several volumes of cryptic prophecies in verse.
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Nostradamus

(ˌnɒstrəˈdɑːməs)
n
(Biography) Latinized name of Michel de Notredame. 1503–66, French physician and astrologer; author of a book of prophecies in rhymed quatrains, Centuries (1555)
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Nos•tra•da•mus

(ˌnɒs trəˈdeɪ məs, -ˈdɑ-, ˈnoʊ strə-)

n.
(Michel de Nostredame), 1503–66, French astrologer.
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