Definition for SAT'EL-LITE

SAT'EL-LITE, n. [Fr. and It. satellite; L. satelles. Qu. its alliance to sit or side.]

  1. A secondary planet or moon; a small planet revolving round another. In the solar system, eighteen satellites have been discovered. The earth has one, called the moon, Jupiter four, Saturn seven, and Herschel six. – Morse.
  2. A follower; an obsequious attendant or dependant.

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