Pluto - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpluːtoʊ|
Brit.  |ˈpluːtəʊ|

noun

- a cartoon character created by Walt Disney (syn: pluto)
- (Roman mythology) god of the underworld; counterpart of Greek Hades (syn: dis, orcus, pluto)
- a large asteroid that was once thought to be the farthest known planet from the sun; it has an elliptical orbit(syn: pluto)

Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930

Examples

Pluto was discovered by Clyde Tombaugh in 1930

The planet Pluto is comparable in size to the moon.

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