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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Satellite \Sat"el*lite\, n. [F., fr. L. satelles, -itis, an attendant.] 1. An attendant attached to a prince or other powerful person; hence, an obsequious dependent. "The satellites of power." --I. Disraeli. [1913 Webster] 2. (Astron.) A secondary planet which revolves about another planet; as, the moon is a satellite of the earth. See Solar system, under Solar. [1913 Webster] Satellite moth (Zool.), a handsome European noctuid moth (Scopelosoma satellitia). [1913 Webster]