Moonlet vs Moonseed - What's the difference?

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Moonlet is a related term of moonseed.


As nouns the difference between moonlet and moonseed

is that moonlet is (astronomy) a very small body orbiting a planet, often as part of a ring while moonseed is (botany) a twining plant of the genus (taxlink), eponymous of the menispermae or moonseed family.

moonlet

Noun

(en noun)
  • (astronomy) a very small body orbiting a planet, often as part of a ring.
  • *1981 , Nature [http://books.google.com/books?id=5KEoAAAAMAAJ&q=define:moonlet&dq=define:moonlet&pgis=1]:
  • *:"A moonlet within the ring system will exert a systematic torque on ring material."
  • moonseed

    English

    (wikipedia moonseed) (Menispermum)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) A twining plant of the genus (taxlink), eponymous of the Menispermae or moonseed family
  • ''The crescent-shaped (hence their name) moonseeds bear black fruits

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