barycentre

/ (ˈbærɪˌsɛntə) /

noun

a centre of mass, esp of the earth-moon system or the solar system

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Derived forms of barycentre

barycentric, adjective

Word Origin for barycentre

C20: from Greek barus heavy + centre
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