What is another word for Planetoids?

Pronunciation: [plˈanɪtˌɔ͡ɪdz] (IPA)

Planetoids, sometimes referred to as minor planets, are celestial bodies that orbit the sun but are smaller than the eight classical planets. They are also commonly known as asteroidoids, dwarf planets, or minor planets. Comets, which also orbit the sun, can sometimes be included under the umbrella term of planetoids due to their similar size and composition. Trans-Neptunian objects, which are found beyond the orbit of Neptune, can also be classified as planetoids. These objects are often studied by scientists to better understand the origin and evolution of our solar system.

Usage examples for Planetoids

As a preliminary to closer consideration, let us ask what may be inferred from the rate of discovery of the Planetoids, and from the sizes of those most recently discovered.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I"
Herbert Spencer
How came this nebulous zone, out of which it is supposed the Planetoids arose, to have originated eccentricities so divergent from one another as well as from those of the neighbouring planets?
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I"
Herbert Spencer
That is to say, nearly all of them frequent the same region as the Planetoids.
"Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I"
Herbert Spencer

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