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planet

noun [C]  us   /ˈplæn·ɪt/
earth science an extremely large, round mass of matter, such as Earth or Mars, that moves in a circular path around the sun or another star
planetary
adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈplæn·əˌter·i/
earth science planetary scientists
Translations of “planet”
in Arabic كَوْكَب…
in Korean 행성…
in Malaysian planet…
in French planète…
in Turkish gezegen…
in Italian pianeta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 行星…
in Russian планета…
in Polish planeta…
in Vietnamese hành tinh…
in Spanish planeta…
in Portuguese planeta…
in Thai ดาวนพเคราะห์…
in German der Planet…
in Catalan planeta…
in Japanese 惑星…
in Indonesian planet…
in Chinese (Simplified) 行星…
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