Definition of Dione in English:

Dione

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A satellite of Saturn, the twelfth closest to the planet, discovered by Cassini in 1684, being icy with a partly cratered and partly smooth surface (diameter 1,120 km).

Origin

Named after a Titan, the mother of Aphrodite, in Greek mythology.

Pronunciation:

Dione

/dʌɪˈəʊni/