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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. NEHP-toon(English)
NEHP-tyoon(English)
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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.
VariantNeptunus
Other Languages & CulturesNettuno(Italian) Neptuno, Netuno(Portuguese) Neptuno(Spanish) Neifion(Welsh)

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