Definitions for magellanic cloud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Magellanic Cloud(noun)

    either of two small galaxies orbiting the Milky Way; visible near the south celestial pole

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  1. Magellanic Cloud(Noun)

    Either of two irregular galaxies that are close companions of our Milky Way galaxy.

  2. Origin: From Ferdinand Magellan Portuguese explorer

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