Comet etymology

English word Comet comes from English comet

Detailed word origin of Comet

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comet English (eng) (astronomy) A celestial body consisting mainly of ice, dust and gas in a (usually very eccentric) orbit around the Sun and having a "tail" of matter blown back from it by the solar wind as it approaches the Sun.. A celestial phenomenon with the appearance given by the orbiting celestial body.. Any of several species of hummingbird found in the Andes.
Comet English (eng) The fifth reindeer of Santa Claus.