moonlet

[ moon-lit ]
/ ˈmun lɪt /
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noun

a small natural or artificial satellite, as one of a number of natural satellites thought to be embedded in the ring system of Saturn.

Nearby words

  1. moonglow,
  2. moonie,
  3. moonish,
  4. moonishly,
  5. moonless,
  6. moonlight,
  7. moonlight flit,
  8. moonlight sonata,
  9. moonlighting,
  10. moonlit

Origin of moonlet

First recorded in 1825–35; moon + -let

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Examples from the Web for moonlet

  • The Arrow, the Hound and the Lady circled the moonlet, swinging inward to the attack.

    The Peacemaker|Alfred Coppel