plutino

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Etymology[edit]

From Plut(o) + -ino, meaning “little Pluto” (compare neutrino); coined by David C. Jewitt et al.

Noun[edit]

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plutino (plural plutinos)

  1. (astronomy) Any of several planetoids in the Kuiper Belt that have orbits similar to Pluto in that they have a resonance of 3:2 with that of Neptune

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  • OED 2006

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Noun[edit]

plutino m (plural plutini)

  1. (astronomy) plutino

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