Interstellar-comet Definition

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(astronomy, planetology) A comet (exocomet) located in interstellar space, and not gravitationally bound to a star.

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Singular:
interstellar-comet
Plural:
interstellar-comets

Origin of Interstellar-comet

  • Constructed from Latin: inter- +‎ stellar and from Old French comete (French: comète), from Latin cometes, from Ancient Greek κομήτης (komētēs, “longhaired”), referring to the tail of a comet, from κόμη (komē, “hair”).

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