Ju·​pi·​te·​ri·​an | \ ˌjüpəˈtirēən \
plural -s

Definition of Jupiterian

: a person that has a well-developed Mount of Jupiter and a long and large finger of Jupiter and that is usually held by palmists to be characterized by ambition, leadership, and a religious nature with all his vanity the Jupiterian is warm-hearted— W. G. Benham †1944

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(Mount of) Jupiter + English -ian

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“Jupiterian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jupiterian. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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