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pluto


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pluto  \Plu"to\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?.]  (Class.  Myth.) 
  The  son  of  Saturn  and  Rhea,  brother  of  Jupiter  and  Neptune; 
  the  dark  and  gloomy  god  of  the  Lower  World. 
 
  {Pluto  monkey}  (Zo["o]l.),  a  long-tailed  African  monkey 
  ({Cercopithecus  pluto}),  having  side  whiskers.  The  general 
  color  is  black,  more  or  less  grizzled;  the  frontal  band  is 
  white. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Pluto 
  n  1:  (classical  mythology)  the  god  of  the  underworld  in  ancient 
  mythology;  brother  of  Zeus  and  husband  of  Persephone 
  [syn:  {Pluto},  {Hades},  {Aides},  {Aidoneus}] 
  2:  the  second  smallest  planet  and  the  farthest  known  from  the 
  sun;  has  the  most  elliptical  orbit  of  all  the  planets 
  [syn:  {Pluto}] 




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