Jove

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Jove

1. The chief divinity of the ancient Romans; jupiter.

2. (Science: astronomy) The planet jupiter.

3. (Science: chemistry) The metal tin. Bird of jove, the eagle.

Origin: L. Jupiter, gen. Jovis, OL. Jovis, nom. & gen. For Djovis; akin to E. Tuesday. See Tuesday, and cf. Jupiter.

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