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  • n. An asteroid (such as 5335 Damocles) that exhibits long-period, highly eccentric orbits typical of periodic comets without showing a coma
  • adj. Of or relating to a Damocloid asteroid

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From the asteroid 5335 Damocles (Wiktionary)

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