Jovian



[joh-vee-uh n] /ˈdʒoʊ vi ən/

noun
1.
(Flavius Claudius Jovianus) a.d. 331?–364, Roman emperor 363–364.
[joh-vee-uh n] /ˈdʒoʊ vi ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Roman god .
2.
of or relating to the planet .
/ˈdʒəʊvɪən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the god Jove (Jupiter)
2.
of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Jupiter
3.
of or relating to the giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune: the Jovian planets
/ˈdʒəʊvɪən/
noun
1.
full name Flavius Claudius Jovianus. ?331–364 ad, Roman emperor (363–64): he made peace with Persia, relinquishing Roman provinces beyond the Tigris, and restored privileges to the Christians
adj.

1520s, “of Jove,” from Latin Jovis (see Jove) + -ian. Meaning “of the planet Jupiter” is recorded from 1794. Latin Jovianus was a masculine proper name.

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