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Saturn

Saturn

WordNet



noun


(1)   A giant planet that is surrounded by three planar concentric rings of ice particles; the 6th planet from the sun
(2)   (Roman mythology) god of agriculture and vegetation; counterpart of Greek Cronus
"Saturday is Saturn's Day"
Wiktonary



Etymology


From Sætern, from Saturnus, probably of etruscan origin, plausibly influence by Latin satus, the past participle of serere "to sow"

Proper noun



  1. The god of fertility and agriculture, equivalent to the Greek Kronos.
  2. The second largest planet in Earth's solar system, famous for its large rings and until recent times the furthest known; represented in astronomy and astrology by ♄.

Related terms




  • saturnid