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PronouncedPron.NEP-toon English
NEP-tyoon English

Meaning & History

From the Latin Neptunus, which is of unknown meaning, possibly related to the Indo-European root *nebh "wet, damp, clouds". Neptune was the god of the sea in Roman mythology, approximately equivalent to the Greek god Poseidon. This is also the name of the eighth planet in the solar system.
Other Languages & CulturesNetuno Portuguese (Brazilian) Neifion Welsh


blue, celestial, cloud, gods, mythology, nature, ocean, ocean deities, planets, RWBY characters, Sailor Moon characters, sky, space, SpongeBob SquarePants characters, uncertain etymology, water, weather
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute