తోకచుక్క

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Telugu[edit]

తోకచుక్క.

Etymology[edit]

తోక (tōka) +‎ చుక్క (cukka)

Noun[edit]

తోకచుక్క (tōkacukka) (plural తోకచుక్కలు (tōkacukkalu))

  1. (astronomy) comet: a celestial body consisting mainly of ice, dust and gas in an orbit around the Sun and having a "tail" of matter blown back from it by the solar wind.

References[edit]

  • “తోక” in Charles Philip Brown (1903) A Telugu-English dictionary, Madras: Promoting Christian Knowledge, page 563