Planetary Plan"et*a*ry, a. [Cf. L. planetarius an astrologer, F. plan['e]taire planetary. See {Planet}.] 1. Of or pertaining to the planets; as, planetary inhabitants; planetary motions; planetary year. [1913 Webster]

2. Consisting of planets; as, a planetary system. [1913 Webster]

3. (Astrol.) Under the dominion or influence of a planet. ``Skilled in the planetary hours.'' --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

4. Caused by planets. ``A planetary plague.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. Having the nature of a planet; erratic; revolving; wandering. ``Erratical and planetary life.'' --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

{Planetary days}, the days of the week as shared among the planets known to the ancients, each having its day. --Hutton.

{Planetary nebula}, a nebula exhibiting a uniform disk, like that of a planet. [1913 Webster]

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