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Old French [Term?], from Arabic [Term?].


atazir (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, astrology) The influence of a star upon other stars or upon human beings.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Chaucer to this entry?) Chaucer, "Man of Law's Tale". Canterbury Tales: "O Mars, o atazir, as in this cas!/O fieble moone, unhappy been thy paas!", lines 304-305.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for atazir in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)