Planetation

Published: 1st September 2021

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2021). Planetation. Available: https://www.astronism.com/astronary/astroeschatology/planetation. Last accessed [enter date e.g. 1st Sept 2021].

ˈplanɪteɪʃ(ə)n

noun  Astroeschatology

the fact of being born on or otherwise affiliating with a certain planet especially to contrast with being born in outer space and possessing no planetary affiliation.

DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES

Planetational | ˈ planɪteɪʃ(ə)nəl | adjective

ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY

Astro-English: from Astronese, the word planetation makes use of the word the planet to denote a celestial body with an atmosphere such as Earth, then conjoined with the suffix -ation denoting “an action” or “activity” to denote “human activity involving a planet.”

Encyclopaedic entry for “Planetation” on Astronism.org

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