Definition of Mimas in English:

Mimas

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A satellite of Saturn, the seventh closest to the planet, discovered by W. Herschel in 1789. It has a diameter of 242 miles (390 km) and has many craters, one of which has a diameter of 80 miles (130 km), a third of the diameter of Mimas.

Origin

Named after a giant in Greek mythology, killed by Ares.

Pronunciation:

Mimas

/ˈmē-//ˈmīməs/