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Neptune

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noun Nep·tune \ˈnep-ˌtün, -ˌtyün\

Simple Definition of Neptune

  • : the planet that is eighth in order from the sun

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Neptune

  1. 1 a :  the Roman god of the sea — compare poseidon b :  ocean

  2. 2 :  the planet eighth in order from the sun — see planet table

Neptunian

play \nep-ˈtü-nē-ən, -ˈtyü-\ adjective

Examples of neptune in a sentence

  1. <sailors shipwrecked by the wild waves of Neptune>



Origin and Etymology of neptune

Latin Neptunus


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with neptune

aswoon, attune, baboon, balloon, bassoon, blue moon, buffoon, Calhoun, Cancún, cardoon, cartoon, cocoon, commune, doubloon, dragoon, festoon, fine-tune, forenoon, full moon, gaboon, gadroon, galloon, Gudrun, half-moon, harpoon, high noon, immune, impugn, jargoon, jejune, Kowloon, Kunlun, lagoon, lampoon, lardoon, Maine coon, maroon, monsoon, new moon, oppugn, Pashtun, patroon, platoon, poltroon, pontoon, premune, puccoon, quadroon, ratoon, repugn, rough-hewn, saloon, Sassoon, shalloon, soupspoon, spittoon, spontoon, teaspoon, tribune, triune, tuchun, tycoon, typhoon, untune, Walloon



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