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extrasolar

[ek-struh-soh-ler] /ˌɛk strəˈsoʊ lər/
adjective
1.
outside, or originating outside, the sun or the solar system.
Origin of extrasolar
1885-1890
1885-90; extra- + solar1
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  • “Which may be the ninth extrasolar sapient race,” Rainsford added.

    Little Fuzzy Henry Beam Piper
  • If he was right and the Fuzzies were declared the 9th extrasolar sapient race, there went the Company, charter and all!

    Talents, Incorporated William Fitzgerald Jenkins
British Dictionary definitions for extrasolar

extrasolar

/ˌɛkstrəˈsəʊlə/
adjective
1.
occurring or existing beyond the earth's solar system
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Contemporary definitions for extrasolar
adjective

outside the solar system

Word Origin

exo- + solar

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