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Atazir

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Atazir (Astron) The influence of a star upon other stars or upon men.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n atazir In astrology, according to modern authorities, the (evil) influence of a star upon other stars or men. But the Arabian astrologer Haly distinctly states (Comment. on Ptolemy′ s Opus Quadripartitum, iii. 10) that it means the direction of hyleg. This, according to the method of Messahallah, determines the duration of life.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF., fr. Ar. al-tasīr, influence