Meaning of Planet X in English:

Planet X

Pronunciation /ˌplanɪt ˈɛks/


  • A hypothetical undiscovered planet in the solar system, whose supposed orbit lies beyond that of the outermost planet known; (originally) that identified as the ninth planet and named Pluto; (later) a hypothetical planet or planets beyond Pluto. Also (especially Science Fiction): (an arbitrary designation for) an unknown or hypothetical alien planet.


Late 19th century. From planet + X.