• Etymology
  • Greek #7: Astr, Astron

    Root: ASTR, ASTRON Meaning: star Words: astronaut (n) (nau = ship or sailor): literally, a star sailor As a teenager with highly-sophisticated tastes in film, one of my favorite 80s movies was Space Camp, where several teenagers attending a summer space camp are accidentally launched into space (a highly-implausible plot one can only accept without […]