Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun major_planet

1 sense of major planet

Sense 1
planet, major planet -- ((astronomy) any of the nine large celestial bodies in the solar system that revolve around the sun and shine by reflected light; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto in order of their proximity to the sun; viewed from the constellation Hercules, all the planets rotate around the sun in a counterclockwise direction)
       => celestial body, heavenly body -- (natural objects visible in the sky)

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