inferior conjunction

noun

Definition of inferior conjunction

: a conjunction of an inferior planet with the sun in which the planet is aligned between the earth and the sun

First Known Use of inferior conjunction

1833, in the meaning defined above

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“Inferior conjunction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inferior%20conjunction. Accessed 8 May. 2021.

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