Pluto

pluto

The son of saturn and rhea, brother of jupiter and neptune; the dark and gloomy god of the Lower world.

(Science: zoology) Pluto monkey, a long-tailed african monkey (cercopithecus pluto), having side whiskers. The general colour is black, more or less grizzled; the frontal band is white.

Origin: L, fr. Gr.

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