Jove
Jove Jove, prop. n. [L. Jupiter, gen. Jovis, OL. Jovis, nom. & gen. for Djovis; akin to E. Tuesday. See {Tuesday}, and cf. {Jupiter}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The chief divinity of the ancient Romans; Jupiter. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) The planet Jupiter. [R.] --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. (Alchemy) The metal tin. [1913 Webster]

{Bird of Jove}, the eagle. [1913 Webster]


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