Definitions for planet

Definitions for (noun) planet

Main entry: major planet, planet

Definition: (astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction

Main entry: planet

Definition: any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star

Main entry: satellite, planet

Definition: a person who follows or serves another

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