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U+2644, ♄
SATURN

[U+2643]
Miscellaneous Symbols
[U+2645]

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The Greek letters kappa-rho with an abbreviation stroke at bottom, for Κρόνος (Krónos), the Greek equivalent to the Roman god Saturn. The cross at top was added later, to Christianize the symbol of a pagan god.[1]

Symbol[edit]

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Saturn
  2. (alchemy, archaic) lead
  3. (botany, obsolete) woody perennial plant (the orbital period of Saturn is 30 years)(Can we verify(+) this sense?)
  4. (rare) Saturday

Derived terms[edit]

  1. 🜪 lead ore

Related terms[edit]

Planetary symbols
Sun symbol (fixed width).svg · Mercury symbol (fixed width).svg · Venus symbol (fixed width).svg · Earth symbol (fixed width).svgGlobus cruciger (fixed width).svg · Moon crescent symbol (fixed width).svgMoon decrescent symbol (fixed width).svg · Mars symbol (fixed width).svg · Ceres symbol (fixed width).svg · Pallas symbol (fixed width).svg · Juno symbol (fixed width).svg · Vesta symbol (fixed width).svg · Hygiea symbol (astrological, fixed width).svg · Chiron symbol (fixed width).svg · Jupiter symbol (fixed width).svg · Saturn symbol (fixed width).svg · Uranus symbol (fixed width).svgUranus monogram (fixed width).svg · Neptune symbol (fixed width).svg · Pluto symbol (fixed width).svgPluto monogram (fixed width).svg · Orcus symbol (fixed width).svg · Haumea symbol (fixed width).svg · Quaoar symbol (fixed width).svg · Makemake symbol (fixed width).svg · Gonggong symbol (fixed width).svg · Eris symbol (fixed width).svgEris arrow symbol (uncapped).svg · Sedna symbol (fixed width).svg · Comet symbol (fixed width).svg


References[edit]

  1. ^ Jones, Alexander (1999) Astronomical Papyri from Oxyrhynchus, →ISBN, pages 62–63