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

1 sense of terrestrial planet

Sense 1
terrestrial planet -- (a planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's; the four innermost planets in the solar system)
       => 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)

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