noun, Roman Catholic Church.
the degree or grade of acolyte, exorcist, lector, or ostiary.
noun 1. a political party with so little electoral strength that its chance of gaining control of the government is slight.
noun, Ice Hockey. 1. a penalty consisting of the removal of a player from play for two minutes, no substitute for the player being permitted.
noun, Chess. 1. a bishop or knight.
noun, Astronomy. 1. (def 1). noun 1. another name for asteroid (sense 1) minor planet (mī’nər) See asteroid.