plutonian
adjective Usage: often capitalized Date: 1667 of, relating to, or characteristic of Pluto or the lower world ; infernal

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  • plutonian — PLUTONIÁN, Ă, plutonieni, e, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. Referitor la Pluton (zeul grec al infernului). 2. adj., s.m. şi f. (Adept) al plutonismului. [pr.: ni an] – Din fr. plutonien …   Dicționar Român

  • Plutonian — may refer to: *Pluto (mythology), a Greco Roman god *Pluto, an astronomical object *the Plutonian system, the object s satellite systemA Plutonian may be: *A proposed but rejected term for a category of celestial bodies ultimately named plutoids …   Wikipedia

  • Plutonian — Plu*to ni*an, a. [L. Plutonius, Gr. ?: cf. F. plutonien.] Plutonic. Poe. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plutonian — Plu*to ni*an, n. (Geol.) A Plutonist. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plutonian — 1660s, “pertaining to the god Pluto,” from L. Plutonius, from Gk. Ploutonius, from Plouton “pertaining to Pluto” (see PLUTO (Cf. Pluto)). Geological sense is from 1828. Planetary sense by 1952 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Plutonian — [plo͞o tō′nē ən] adj. [L Plutonius < Gr Ploutōnios] of or like Pluto or the infernal regions …   English World dictionary

  • Plutonian — 1. adjective a) Of or relating to Pluto, Roman god of the underworld, or the underworld itself Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Nights Plutonian shore! by Edgar Allan Poe… …   Wiktionary

  • Plutonian — /plooh toh nee euhn/, adj. Also, Plutonic /plooh ton ik/. of, pertaining to, or resembling Pluto or the lower world; infernal. [1660 70; < L Plutoni(us) ( < Gk Ploutónios, deriv. of Ploúton PLUTO) + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Plutonian — adj. of or pertaining or relating to the planet Pluto; of or pertaining to or resembling Pluto the god of wealth and god of the underworld; of or pertaining to the underworld …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Plutonian — adjective 1》 relating to the underworld or the Greek god Pluto. 2》 relating to the planet Pluto …   English new terms dictionary

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