superior planet

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1577, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of superior planet was in 1577

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“Superior planet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superior%20planet. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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