planetoid definition

  • noun:
    • See asteroid.
    • An asteroid of every size
    • An asteroid-like human body in an orbit beyond the asteroid belt, such as a centaur or Kuiper buckle item
    • A larger, planetary, body in orbit round the Sun, including Vesta or (prospect) dwarf planets such Eris or Sedna
    • A dwarf planet
    • A body resembling a planet; an asteroid.
    • among the set of tiny planets revolving across the sunlight between your orbits of Mars and Jupiter, remarkable for eccentricity of the orbits together with success of these angle of interest towards the ecliptic; a minor earth; an asteroid.
    • See minor planet.
    • any of many tiny celestial figures that move about the sunlight

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