Definition of Pluto

1. Noun. A cartoon character created by Walt Disney.




2. Noun. (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone.
Exact synonyms: Aides, Aidoneus, Hades
Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Greek Deity
Derivative terms: Hadean

3. Noun. A small planet and the farthest known planet from the sun; it has the most elliptical orbit of all the planets. "Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930"
Generic synonyms: Outer Planet, Superior Planet
Group relationships: Solar System

Definition of Pluto

1. n. The son of Saturn and Rhea, brother of Jupiter and Neptune; the dark and gloomy god of the Lower World.

Definition of Pluto

1. Proper noun. (context: Greek god Roman god) Greek and Roman god of the underworld. ¹

2. Proper noun. (astronomy) Originally known as the ninth planet but reclassified in 2006 as a dwarf planet, the brightest and first known Kuiper belt object, represented by the symbol (unicode ?) in astronomy and 16px in astrology. ¹

3. Verb. (neologism) To demote or devalue something. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Pluto

1. The son of Saturn and Rhea, brother of Jupiter and Neptune; the dark and gloomy god of the Lower World. Pluto monkey, a long-tailed African monkey (Cercopithecus pluto), having side whiskers. The general colour is black, more or less grizzled; the frontal band is white. Origin: L, fr. Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pluto

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plussages
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pluto (current term)
plutocracies
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Literary usage of Pluto

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"[Identical with pluto I.] Habit and form of leaves, nearer the pollen parent; colour, derived from C. ..."

2. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"Some poets imagined that the realm of pluto was divided inte two regions,—namely ... The Styx was said to encompass the kingdom of pluto seven or nine times ..."

3. Apollo's Warriors: United States Air Force Special Operations During the by Michael E. Haas (1998)
"the 1970 attempt to rescue American POWs from The preparations for Operation pluto had been Son Tay prison provides such an example. under way for some ..."

4. Myths of Greece and Rome, Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art by Hélène Adeline Guerber (1893)
"pluto (Dis, Hades, Plutus, A'idoneus), son of Cronus and Rhea, received as his share of the world the supervision of the Infernal Regions, situated beneath ..."

5. Nostrums and Quackery: Articles on the Nostrum Evil and Quackery Reprinted by American Medical Association, Arthur Joseph Cramp (1921)
"The claims made for pluto Water are as outrageous as those made for many ... The essential constituents of pluto Water are said to be the sulphates of ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"[Identical with pluto I.] Habit and form of leaves, nearer the pollen parent; colour, derived from C. ..."

7. Universal Pronouncing Dictionary of Biography and Mythology by Joseph Thomas (1901)
"Some poets imagined that the realm of pluto was divided inte two regions,—namely ... The Styx was said to encompass the kingdom of pluto seven or nine times ..."

8. Apollo's Warriors: United States Air Force Special Operations During the by Michael E. Haas (1998)
"the 1970 attempt to rescue American POWs from The preparations for Operation pluto had been Son Tay prison provides such an example. under way for some ..."

9. Myths of Greece and Rome, Narrated with Special Reference to Literature and Art by Hélène Adeline Guerber (1893)
"pluto (Dis, Hades, Plutus, A'idoneus), son of Cronus and Rhea, received as his share of the world the supervision of the Infernal Regions, situated beneath ..."

10. Nostrums and Quackery: Articles on the Nostrum Evil and Quackery Reprinted by American Medical Association, Arthur Joseph Cramp (1921)
"The claims made for pluto Water are as outrageous as those made for many ... The essential constituents of pluto Water are said to be the sulphates of ..."

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