Meaning of “dwarf planet” in the English Dictionary

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"dwarf planet" in British English

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dwarf planetnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdwɔːf ˌplæn.ɪt/ us /ˈdwɔːrf ˌplæn.ɪt/

Examples from literature

  • Instead, it is now called a dwarf planet, which means a small planet. 

(Definition of “dwarf planet” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)