Pluto

Primary Meanings of Pluto

1.
n
(Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone
2.
n
a small planet and the farthest known planet from the sun; it has the most elliptical orbit of all the planets
3.
n
a cartoon character created by Walt Disney
Full Definitions of Pluto
1

n (Greek mythology) the god of the underworld in ancient mythology; brother of Zeus and husband of Persephone

Synonyms:
Aides, Aidoneus, Hades
Example of:
Greek deity
a deity worshipped by the ancient Greeks
2

n 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”
Example of:
outer planet
(astronomy) a major planet whose orbit is outside the asteroid belt (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto)
superior planet
any of the planets whose orbit lies outside the earth's orbit
3

n a cartoon character created by Walt Disney

Example of:
character, fictional character, fictitious character
an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)

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