major planet

noun

Definition of major planet

: any of the four largest planets of the solar system Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune are the major planets — compare asteroid, terrestrial planet

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“Major planet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/major%20planet. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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