planete

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See also: planète

Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

planete

  1. plural of planeet

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French planete, from Latin planeta, planetes, from Ancient Greek πλανήτης (planḗtēs, wanderer), from Ancient Greek πλανάω (planáō, wander about, stray), of unknown origin. Perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to wander, roam).

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Noun[edit]

planete (plural planetes)

  1. (astronomy) Each of the seven celestial bodies which move relative to the rest of the stars: the Moon, Mercury, Venus, the Sun, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.
  2. (rare) Any celestial body, include the fixed stars.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin planēta.

Noun[edit]

planete (plural planetes)

  1. (Christianity) The outermost garment worn by clergy celebrating the Eucharist; a chasuble.

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Novial[edit]

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planete c (plural planetes)

  1. planet

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

planete f (oblique plural planetes, nominative singular planete, nominative plural planetes)

  1. planet (celestial body that orbits a star)