- an asteroid.
Origin of planetoid
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Examples from the Web for planetoid
Your may-be ruler Mercury teams with loving Venus, Monday, squaring Neptune and Chiron, the planetoid of healing.Horoscopes for June 5-11, 2011
Starsky + Cox
June 4, 2011
The crops continued to grow on the tamed black dirt of the planetoid.Beside Still Waters
I had every executive on the planetoid jumping before I was through.A Spaceship Named McGuire
Gordon Randall Garrett
The next three levels have all been burned into the bowels of the planetoid.The Risk Profession
Donald Edwin Westlake
Then he nudged the Nancy Bell sideways, pushing the bolt down into the planetoid.
The tugs would be able to find the planetoid by following the beeps.
- another name for asteroid (def. 1)
- See asteroid.
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