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Noun: Jupiter  joo-pi-tu(r)
  1. The largest planet and the 5th from the sun; has many satellites and is one of the brightest objects in the night sky
     
  2. (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus
    - Jove

Derived forms: Jupiters

Type of: gas giant, Jovian planet, outer planet, Roman deity, superior planet

Part of: solar system

Encyclopedia: Jupiter, North Carolina