moonlet

[ moon-lit ]
/ ˈmun lɪt /

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.

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Origin of moonlet

First recorded in 1825–35; moon + -let
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Example sentences from the Web for moonlet

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

    The Peacemaker|Alfred Coppel