Part of speech: noun

The ocean.

Part of speech: noun

Rom. Myth. The god of the sea.

Part of speech: noun

The planet farthest from the sun.

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Usage examples "neptune":

  1. It was resolved at any rate to try some sort of a hit at all these very gallant Frenchmen, moored under their own batteries, and making horse- marines of themselves, whenever Neptune, the father of the horse, permitted. - "Springhaven A Tale of the Great War", R. D. Blackmore.
  2. I eagerly made the purchase, and thought myself a favourite of Neptune, since he allowed me to acquire for next to nothing some of his most beautiful ornaments. - "Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents", William Beckford.
  3. Thus were they assembled within the palace of Jove: nor did Neptune disobey the goddess, but he came to them from the sea. - "The Iliad of Homer (1873)", Homer.