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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.

  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 (Zo["o]l.), a handsome European noctuid moth ( Scopelosoma satellitia).