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Saturnian

[ suh-tur-nee-uhn ]
/ səˈtɜr ni ən /
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adjective

of or relating to the planet Saturn.
of or relating to the god Saturn, whose reign is referred to as the “golden age.”
prosperous, happy, or peaceful: Saturnian days.

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Origin of Saturnian

1550–60; <Latin Sāturni(us) of Saturn + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Saturnian

trans-Sa·tur·ni·an, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Saturnian

Saturnian
/ (sæˈtɜːnɪən) /

adjective

of or connected with the Roman god Saturn, whose reign was thought of as a golden age
of or relating to the planet Saturn
prosody denoting a very early verse form in Latin in which the accent was one of stress rather than quantity, there being an equal number of main stresses in each line, regardless of the number of unaccented syllables

noun

a line in Saturnian metre
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