Copernican



[koh-pur-ni-kuh n, kuh-] /koʊˈpɜr nɪ kən, kə-/

adjective
1.
of or relating to Copernicus or his theories.
2.
important and radically different; thoroughgoing:
a Copernican revolution in modern art.
adj.

1660s, “pertaining to Copernicus.”

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