Neptune

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noun Nep·tune \ ˈnep-ˌtün , -ˌtyün \

Definition of Neptune

1 a :the Roman god of the sea — compare poseidon
b :ocean
2 :the planet eighth in order from the sun — see Planets 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

neptune Synonyms


NEPTUNE Defined for English Language Learners

Neptune

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Definition of Neptune for English Language Learners

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


NEPTUNE Defined for Kids

Neptune

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noun Nep·tune \ ˈnep-ˌtün , -ˌtyün \

Definition of Neptune for Students

: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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