Deimos

[ dahy-mos ]
/ ˈdaɪ mɒs /

noun

an ancient Greek personification of terror, a son of Ares and Aphrodite.
Astronomy. one of the two moons of Mars.
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British Dictionary definitions for deimos

Deimos

/ (ˈdeɪmɒs) /

noun

the smaller of the two satellites of Mars and the more distant from the planet. Approximate diameter: 13 kmCompare Phobos

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Science definitions for deimos

Deimos

[ dēmōs, dā- ]

The satellite of Mars that is second in distance from the planet.

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