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EtymologyEdit

planet +‎ -ary

AdjectiveEdit

planetary (not comparable)

  1. (astronomy) Of, or relating to planets, or the orbital motion of planets.
    • Fuller
      erratical and planetary life
  2. Of, or relating to the Earth; terrestrial.
  3. Of, or relating to the whole Earth; global.
  4. (of a gear train) epicyclic

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NounEdit

planetary (plural planetaries)

  1. A planetary nebula.