[en-sel-uh-duh s] /ɛnˈsɛl ə dəs/

Classical Mythology. a giant with a hundred arms buried under Mount Etna, in Sicily.
Astronomy. a natural satellite of the planet Saturn.
(Greek myth) a giant who was punished for his rebellion against the gods by a fatal blow from a stone cast by Athena. He was believed to be buried under Mount Etna in Sicily
a very bright satellite of Saturn


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