Joves



[johv] /dʒoʊv/

noun
1.
(def 1).
2.
Archaic. the planet .
Idioms
3.
by Jove!, (an exclamation used to emphasize an accompanying remark or to express surprise, approval, etc.):
It was a good fight, by Jove!
/dʒəʊv/
noun
1.
another name for Jupiter1
2.
by Jove, an exclamation of surprise or excitement

Roman god of the bright sky, late 14c., from Latin Iovis, from PIE *dyeu- “to shine,” with derivatives referring to the sky, heavens, a god (see diurnal, and cf. Zeus). In classical Latin, the compound Iuppiter replaced Old Latin Iovis as the god’s name.

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