satelloid

[ sat-l-oid ]
/ ˈsæt lˌɔɪd /

noun Aerospace.

a low-altitude satellite using engines with small thrust to maintain its orbit.

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Origin of satelloid

First recorded in 1950–55; satell(ite) + -oid
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