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Noun: Copernicus  ku'pur-nu-kus
  1. Polish astronomer who produced a workable model of the solar system with the sun in the centre (1473-1543)
    - Nicolaus Copernicus, Mikolaj Kopernik
     
  2. A conspicuous crater on the Moon

Type of: astronomer, lunar crater, stargazer, uranologist

Encyclopedia: Copernicus