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Jovian

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[ joh-vee-uhn ]
/ ˈdʒoʊ vi ən /
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noun
Flavius Claudius Jovianus, a.d. 331?–364, Roman emperor 363–364.
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Other definitions for Jovian (2 of 2)

Jovian2
[ joh-vee-uhn ]
/ ˈdʒoʊ vi ən /

adjective
of or relating to the Roman god Jupiter.
of or relating to the planet Jupiter.

Origin of Jovian

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1520–30; <Latin Jov- (see Jove) + -ian

OTHER WORDS FROM Jovian

Jo·vi·an·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for Jovian (1 of 2)

Jovian1
/ (ˈdʒəʊvɪən) /

adjective
of or relating to the god Jove (Jupiter)
of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Jupiter
of or relating to the giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptunethe Jovian planets

Word Origin for Jovian

C16: from Old Latin Jovis Jupiter

British Dictionary definitions for Jovian (2 of 2)

Jovian2
/ (ˈdʒəʊvɪən) /

noun
full name Flavius Claudius Jovianus. ?331–364 ad, Roman emperor (363–64): he made peace with Persia, relinquishing Roman provinces beyond the Tigris, and restored privileges to the Christians
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