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English adjective: asteroid

1. asteroid shaped like a star


Synonymsstar-shaped


Similarangular, angulate


Antonymsrounded


English noun: asteroid

1. asteroid (object) any of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)


Broader (hypernym)minor planet, planetoid


Narrower (hyponym)Chiron


Instance hyponymApollo asteroid, Ceres, Pallas, Vesta









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