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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

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

Nep·tu·ni·an play \nep-ˈtü-nē-ən, -ˈtyü-\ adjective

Examples of neptune

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



Origin of neptune

Latin Neptunus


First Known Use: before 12th century


NEPTUNE Defined for Kids

Neptune

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noun Nep·tune \ˈnep-ˌtün, -ˌtyün\

Definition of Neptune

  1. :  the planet that is eighth in order of distance from the sun and has a diameter of about 31,000 miles (50,000 kilometers)





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