extrasolar

[ ek-struh-soh-ler ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈsoʊ lər /

adjective

outside, or originating outside, the sun or the solar system.

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Origin of extrasolar

First recorded in 1885–90; extra- + solar1
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Example sentences from the Web for extrasolar

  • If he was right and the Fuzzies were declared the 9th extrasolar sapient race, there went the Company, charter and all!

    Talents, Incorporated|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  • “Which may be the ninth extrasolar sapient race,” Rainsford added.

    Little Fuzzy|Henry Beam Piper

British Dictionary definitions for extrasolar

extrasolar
/ (ˌɛkstrəˈsəʊlə) /

adjective

occurring or existing beyond the earth's solar system
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