Jupiter

noun Ju·pi·ter \ ˈjü-pə-tər \

Definition of Jupiter

1 : the chief Roman god, husband of Juno, and god of light, of the sky and weather, and of the state and its welfare and its laws — compare zeus
2 : the largest of the planets and fifth in order from the sun — see Planets Table

Origin and Etymology of jupiter

Latin


Jupiter

geographical name Ju·pi·ter \ ˈjü-pə-tər \

Definition of Jupiter

town on the Atlantic in southeastern Florida population 55,156

JUPITER Defined for English Language Learners

Jupiter

Definition of Jupiter for English Language Learners

  • : the planet that is fifth in order from the sun and that is the largest of the planets


Jupiter

Definition of Jupiter for English Language Learners

  • : the planet that is fifth in order from the sun and that is the largest of the planets


JUPITER Defined for Kids

Jupiter

noun Ju·pi·ter \ ˈjü-pə-tər \

Definition of Jupiter for Students

: the planet that is fifth in order of distance from the sun and is the largest of the planets with a diameter of about 89,000 miles (140,000 kilometers)

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