melkwegstelsel

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Etymology[edit]

From Melkweg (the Milky Way) +‎ stelsel (system).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: melk‧weg‧stel‧sel

Noun[edit]

melkwegstelsel n (plural melkwegstelsels, diminutive melkwegstelseltje n)

  1. (astronomy) galaxy
    Onze Melkweg gaf zijn naam aan alle melkwegstelsels.
    Our Milky Way give its name to all galaxies.

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