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Noun: planet  pla-nit
  1. (astronomy) any of the large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune (and sometimes also Pluto) in order of their proximity to the sun
    - major planet
  2. A person who follows or serves another
    - satellite
  3. Any celestial body (other than comets or satellites) that revolves around a star

Derived forms: planets

Type of: acolyte, celestial body, follower, heavenly body

Part of: solar system

Encyclopedia: Planet, Schmanet