[ploo-tee-uh s] /ˈplu ti əs/
noun, plural plutei
[ploo-tee-ahy] /ˈplu tiˌaɪ/ (Show IPA), pluteuses.
the free-swimming, bilaterally symmetrical larva of an echinoid or ophiuroid.
plutino (pl-tē’nō) A Kuiper belt object that orbits the Sun in the same time period as Pluto or that orbits the Sun twice for every three orbits that Neptune makes. Too small to be considered planets, plutinos make up approximately one fourth of the Kuiper Belt objects.
[ploo-tok-ruh-see] /pluˈtɒk rə si/ noun, plural plutocracies. 1. the rule or power of wealth or of the wealthy. 2. a government or state in which the wealthy class rules. 3. a class or group ruling, or exercising power or influence, by virtue of its wealth. /pluːˈtɒkrəsɪ/ noun (pl) -cies 1. the rule or control of […]
[ploo-toh] /ˈplu toʊ/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a name given to Hades, under which he is identified by the Romans with Orcus. 2. Astronomy. a having an equatorial diameter of about 2100 miles (3300 km), a mean distance from the sun of 3.674 billion miles (5.914 billion km), a period of revolution of 248.53 years, […]
[ploo-tuh-krat] /ˈplu təˌkræt/ noun 1. a member of a . /ˈpluːtəˌkræt/ noun 1. a member of a plutocracy n. “person who rules by his wealth,” 1838, back-formation from plutocracy. Related: Plutocratic (1843); plutocratical (1833).