Antiscian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, against + shadow.

Noun[edit]

Antiscian (plural Antiscians)

  1. (obsolete, chiefly in the plural) One of the inhabitants of the Earth, living on different sides of the equator, whose shadows at noon are cast in opposite directions.

Synonyms[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.