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  • n. A device for keeping track of cyclical events, particularly of stars, weather, seasons, and so on.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as parapegm.

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  • Finally, the front dial includes a parapegma, a precursor to the modern day

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  • Remember silly, it rhymes with smegma.

    December 1, 2011

  • The ancient forerunner of the modern almanac, consisting of information upon the regular, phasic changes of the seasons. From Gk.

    May 3, 2007