"perihelium" Definition

  1. n. That point of the orbit of a planet or comet which is nearest to the sun; -- opposed to aphelion.

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Position in dictionary: 72789 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "perihelium": 1
Words that end with "perihelium": 1
Words that contain "perihelium": 1
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English Dictionary Definition of perihelium

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