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Deimos

Line breaks: Dei¦mos
Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪmɒs
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Deimos in English:

The outer of the two small satellites of Mars, discovered in 1877 (15 km long and 12 km across).

Origin

named after one of the sons of Ares in Greek mythology.

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