Definition of planetic in English:

planetic

adjective

  • 1Astronomy and Astrology. Of, relating to, or caused by a planet or planets; = "planetary" 1b. Now rare.

  • 2Biology. Of, relating to, or designating a dispersal stage in certain fungi and algae, involving motile cells or spores or (in later use) the transfer of nuclei between cells.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From post-classical Latin planeticus wandering from Hellenistic Greek πλανητικός wandering, of or relating to a planet from ancient Greek πλανητός wandering, used occasionally of planets + -ικός. Compare French † planetique.

Pronunciation

planetic

/pləˈnɛtɪk//pləˈniːtɪk/