Satellite moth
Satellite Sat"el*lite, n. [F., fr. L. satelles, -itis, an attendant.] 1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent. ``The satellites of power.'' --I. Disraeli. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See {Solar system}, under {Solar}. [1913 Webster]

{Satellite moth} (Zo["o]l.), a handsome European noctuid moth ({Scopelosoma satellitia}). [1913 Webster]


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