Meaning of ORBIT in English



Pronunciation: ' o ̇ r-b ə t

Function: noun

Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin orbita, from Latin, rut, track, probably from orbis

Date: 15th century

: the bony socket of the eye

– or · bit · al \ ' o ̇ r-b ə -t ə l \ adjective

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