superior planet

noun

Definition of superior planet

: a planet (such as Jupiter) whose orbit lies outside that of Earth — compare inferior planet

First Known Use of superior planet

1577, in the meaning defined above

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“Superior planet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superior%20planet. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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