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    planet - Dictionary definition and meaning for word planet

    Definition
    (noun) (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
    Synonyms : major planet
    Definition
    (noun) a person who follows or serves another
    Synonyms : satellite
    Definition
    (noun) any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star
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