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British Dictionary definitions for plutus

Plutus

noun
  1. the Greek god of wealth
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Word Origin

from Greek ploutos wealth
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Examples from the Web for plutus

Historical Examples

  • Have we not already decided that no gold or silver Plutus shall be allowed in our city?

    Laws

    Plato

  • He may be a boor, but Plutus lends a charm which eclipses the grace of Apollo.

  • In love and politics and the realms of Plutus, he carried all before him.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope

  • Plutus is at the door and to-morrow morning you shall both have garlands.

  • He is Plutus in human guise; he is Wealth itself, essential and concrete.

    American Sketches

    Charles Whibley