saturn

Part of speech: noun

The planet next beyond Jupiter; marked by concentric rings: in astrology regarded as a melancholy planet. See SATURNINE.

Part of speech: noun

Myth. The ancient Italic god of seed time and harvest: said to have instructed the people of Italy in agriculture; hence, his reign, celebrated as a golden age. Kronos.

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Usage examples "saturn":

  1. 264. He adds that he would prefer to be Mercury, the least of the seven planets that revolve round the sun, than first among the five that revolve round Saturn. - "The Youth of Goethe", Peter Hume Brown.
  2. Before the end of the year Galileo had made another discovery- this time on Saturn. - "Pioneers of Science", Oliver Lodge.
  3. Is it true that Saturn has lost one of his rings? - "Queen Hildegarde", Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards.