intragalactic

adjective

in·​tra·​ga·​lac·​tic ˌin-trə-gə-ˈlak-tik How to pronounce intragalactic (audio)
-(ˌ)trä-
: situated or occurring within the confines of a single galaxy

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of intragalactic was in 1964

Dictionary Entries Near intragalactic

Cite this Entry

“Intragalactic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intragalactic. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!