[ en-sel-uh-duh s ]
/ ɛnˈsɛl ə dəs /


Classical Mythology. a giant with a hundred arms buried under Mount Etna, in Sicily.
Astronomy. a natural satellite of the planet Saturn.
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British Dictionary definitions for enceladus (1 of 2)

/ (ɛnˈsɛlədəs) /


Greek myth a giant who was punished for his rebellion against the gods by a fatal blow from a stone cast by Athena. He was believed to be buried under Mount Etna in Sicily

British Dictionary definitions for enceladus (2 of 2)



a very bright satellite of Saturn
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