sungrazer

noun
sun·​graz·​er | \ ¦sən-¦grā-zər How to pronounce sungrazer (audio) \

Definition of sungrazer

: any of a group of comets whose perihelions are very close to the sun and which are often destroyed by their close approach to it

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Other Words from sungrazer

sungrazing \ ¦sən-​¦grā-​ziŋ How to pronounce sungrazing (audio) \ adjective
a sungrazing comet

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“Sungrazer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sungrazer. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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