Jupiter

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noun Ju·pi·ter \ˈjü-pə-tər\

Definition of Jupiter

  1. 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. 2 :  the largest of the planets and fifth in order from the sun — see planet table

Origin and Etymology of jupiter

Latin


First Known Use: 13th century


Jupiter

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

Definition of Jupiter

  1. town on the Atlantic in southeastern Florida population 55,156



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