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Word Origin and History for juventus


Roman god of youth, personification of iuventas "youth," from iuvenis "a young person" (see young).

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  • The fountain of Juventus does not play steadily in these parts; but there it plays, and possibly nowhere else.

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    Robert Louis Stevenson