Neptune

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Neptune astronomical symbol
Neptune astronomical symbol (alternate)

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From Latin Neptūnus, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos (cloud) (source of Ancient Greek νέφος (néphos), Sanskrit नभस् (nábhas), etc.), with the sense of "wet, moist."

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Neptune

  1. The eighth planet in our solar system, represented in astronomy and astrology by .
  2. (Roman mythology) The god of the ocean and of earthquakes. The same as Poseidon in Greek mythology.
  3. An unincorporated community in West Virginia.
  4. An unincorporated community in Wisconsin.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Neptūnus.

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Neptune m

  1. Neptune (planet)
  2. Neptune (Roman god of the sea)