Sat·​urn ˈsa-tərn How to pronounce Saturn (audio)
: a Roman god of agriculture and father by Ops of Jupiter
: the planet sixth in order from the sun see Planets Table

Examples of Saturn in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Your chart is ruled by Saturn, giving you a strong temperament and a stubborn streak. Narayana Montúfar, Women's Health, 14 Aug. 2023 The base is dotted with historic rockets, including von Braun’s V2 and a Saturn 1B, one of the family of Apollo launch vehicles. Alexandra Heal, Washington Post, 13 Aug. 2023 The nurturing Cancer Moon trines pragmatic Saturn, helping our compassion find a useful focus. Tarot Astrologers, Chicago Tribune, 12 Aug. 2023 Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Earth and Venus are all bigger than Mars, while Mercury is smaller. Ashlyn Messier, Fox News, 8 Aug. 2023 Geologists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have developed a technique that allows scientists to see how fast rivers flowed on Mars billions of years ago and currently do on Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, researchers said. Talia Lissauer,, 8 Aug. 2023 Pictured left to right: Jacqueline Saturn, President Virgin Music; Michelle Jubelirer, Chair & CEO, Capitol Music Group; Dominique Jones, Founder/CEO Glass Window Entertainment, LLC; Rylo Rodriguez and Arjun Pulijal, President, Capitol Music Group. Jem Aswad, Variety, 8 Aug. 2023 There’s the towering 363-foot replica of Saturn V that previews the real rocket inside the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Emily Cochrane, New York Times, 5 Aug. 2023 When: May 26 at 7 p.m. Where: Saturn, 200 41st St. South, Birmingham, 205-703-9545. Mary Colurso |, al, 26 May 2023 See More

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Word History


Latin Saturnus

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Saturn was before the 12th century

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“Saturn.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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Sat·​urn ˈsat-ərn How to pronounce Saturn (audio)
: the planet sixth in order from the sun see planet

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