vyomanaut

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit व्योमन् (vyoman, sky, space) + -naut. Coined by ISRO.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: vyo‧ma‧naut

Noun[edit]

vyomanaut (plural vyomanauts)

  1. (rare, chiefly India) A person who travels in space for the Indian space program; an Indian astronaut.

Usage notes[edit]

Usually used to distinguish among American astronauts and Soviet/Russian cosmonauts.

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