adjective Date: 1557 1. of, relating to, or influenced by the planet Saturn 2. archaic of or relating to the god Saturn or the golden age of his reign

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  • Saturnian — Sa*tur ni*an, a. [L. Saturnius.] 1. (Roman Myth.) Of or pertaining to Saturn, whose age or reign, from the mildness and wisdom of his government, is called the golden age. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: Resembling the golden age; distinguished for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saturnian — can refer to:*Saturnian (poetry), the form of poetry which uses Saturnian Verse *Something of or relating to::*Saturn, sixth planet from the Sun:*Saturn (mythology), a Roman agricultural deity …   Wikipedia

  • Saturnian — Sa*tur ni*an, n. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of large handsome moths belonging to {Saturnia} and allied genera. The luna moth, polyphemus, and promethea, are examples. They belong to the Silkworn family, and some are raised for their… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Saturnian — [sə tʉr′nē ən] adj. [< L Saturnius, of Saturn + AN] 1. a) of the Roman god Saturn, whose reign was the GOLDEN AGE b) prosperous, peaceful, etc.: said of a period, age, etc. 2. of the planet Saturn …   English World dictionary

  • saturnian — I. səˈtərnēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Latin saturnius Saturnian (from Saturnus sixth major planet from the sun and the most remote planet known to the ancients, from Saturnus Roman god connected with the sowing of seed) +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saturnian — /seuh terr nee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the planet Saturn. 2. of or pertaining to the god Saturn, whose reign is referred to as the golden age. 3. prosperous, happy, or peaceful: Saturnian days. [1550 60; < L Saturni(us) of Saturn + AN] …   Universalium

  • Saturnian — /səˈtɜniən/ (say suh terneeuhn) adjective prosperous, happy, or peaceful: Saturnian days. {from Saturn1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Saturnian — 1. adjective a) Related to the planet Saturn. b) Related to the Roman god Saturn. 2. noun An inhabitant of the planet Saturn …   Wiktionary

  • Saturnian — Sa·tur·ni·an || sæ tɜːnjÉ™n adj. of or pertaining to the planet Saturn …   English contemporary dictionary

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