JU'PITER, n. L. the air or heavens; Jovis pater.
1. The supreme deity among the Greeks and Romans.
2. One of the superior planets, remarkable for its brightness. Its diameter is about eighty-nine thousand miles; its distance from the sun, four hundred and ninety millions of miles, and its revolution round the sun a little less than twelve years.
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