Satellite

Definition of Satellite

Sat´el`lite
n.1.An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent.
2.(Astron.) A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See Solar system, under Solar.
Satellite moth
(Zool.) a handsome European noctuid moth (Scopelosoma satellitia).
a.1.(Anat.) Situated near; accompanying; as, the satellite veins, those which accompany the arteries.

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