Definition of Jupiter in English:

Jupiter

proper noun

  • 1Roman Mythology
    The chief god of the Roman state religion, originally a sky god associated with thunder and lightning. His wife was Juno.

    Also called Jove
    Greek equivalent Zeus
  • 2Astronomy
    The largest planet in the solar system, a gas giant which is the fifth in order from the sun and one of the brightest objects in the night sky.

Origin

Latin, from Jovis pater, literally ‘Father Jove’.

Pronunciation

Jupiter

/ˈdʒupədər//ˈjo͞opədər/