Plutonian


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Plu·to·ni·an

 (plo͞o-tō′nē-ən) also Plu·ton·ic (-tŏn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the god Pluto or the underworld; infernal.
2. Of or relating to the dwarf planet Pluto.

Plutonian

(pluːˈtəʊnɪən)
adj
(Classical Myth & Legend) of or relating to Pluto (the god) or the underworld; infernal

Plu•to•ni•an

(pluˈtoʊ ni ən)

also Plu•ton•ic

(-ˈtɒn ɪk)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or resembling Pluto or the underworld; infernal.
[1660–70; < Latin Plūtōni(us) (< Greek Ploutṓnios, derivative of Ploútōn Pluto) + -an1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Plutonian - of or relating to or characteristic of Hades or Tartarus
infernal - being of the underworld; "infernal regions"
References in classic literature ?
So these the late Heav'n-banisht Host, left desert utmost Hell Many a dark League, reduc't in careful Watch Round thir Metropolis, and now expecting Each hour their great adventurer from the search Of Forrein Worlds: he through the midst unmarkt, In shew plebeian Angel militant Of lowest order, past; and from the dore Of that PLUTONIAN Hall, invisible Ascended his high Throne, which under state Of richest texture spred, at th' upper end Was plac't in regal lustre.
Since that time to our days the Plutonian work has been suspended.
Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore -- Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore
I shrieked, upstarting "Get thee back into the tempest and the Night's Plutonian shore
Then the ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from the Nightly shore-- Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore
I shrieked, upstarting-- "Get thee back into the tempest and the Night's Plutonian shore
Crystallized by cooling, they have stereotyped that aspect which the moon formerly presented when under the Plutonian forces.
The NASA team thinks the tholin particles form high in the Plutonian atmosphere, where what ultraviolet sunlight from over three billion miles away that washes the planet, breaks down and ionizes nitrogen and methane molecules.