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planetoid

[plan-i-toid] /ˈplæn ɪˌtɔɪd/
noun, Astronomy
1.
an asteroid.
Origin
1795-1805
1795-1805; planet + -oid
Related forms
planetoidal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for planetoids

planetoid

/ˈplænɪˌtɔɪd/
noun
1.
another name for asteroid (sense 1)
Derived Forms
planetoidal, adjective
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planetoid
  (plān'ĭ-toid')   
See asteroid.
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