minor planet


noun Astronomy.

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Origin of minor planet

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for minor planet

minor planet

noun

another name for asteroid (def. 1)
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Scientific definitions for minor planet

minor planet
[ mīnər ]

See asteroid.
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