Saturn

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noun Sat·urn \ˈsa-tərn\

Definition of Saturn

  1. 1 :  a Roman god of agriculture and father by Ops of Jupiter

  2. 2 :  the planet sixth in order from the sun — see planet table

Origin and Etymology of saturn

Latin Saturnus


First Known Use: before 12th century


SATURN Defined for English Language Learners

Saturn

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Definition of Saturn for English Language Learners

  • : the planet that is sixth in order from the sun and that is surrounded by large rings



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