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Deimos Syllabification: Dei·mos
Pronunciation: /ˈdīmäs/

Definition of Deimos in English:

The outer, and smaller, of the two satellites of Mars, discovered in 1877. It is football-shaped and 10 miles (16 km) long. Compare with Phobos.


Named after one of the sons of Ares in Greek mythology, the name means literally 'fear, terror'.

Words that rhyme with Deimos

Amos, Sámos
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