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supergalaxy

[ soo-per-gal-uhk-see ]
/ ˈsu pərˌgæl ək si /
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noun, plural su·per·gal·ax·ies.Astronomy.

a system of galaxies.

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Origin of supergalaxy

First recorded in 1925–30; super- + galaxy

OTHER WORDS FROM supergalaxy

su·per·ga·lac·tic [soo-per-guh-lak-tik], /ˌsu pər gəˈlæk tɪk/, adjective
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