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n. pl. plu·ti·nos
A trans-Neptunian Kuiper belt object that orbits the Sun in the same time period as Pluto, making exactly two orbits for every three orbits of Neptune.

[Plut(o) + -ino, diminutive suff. (as in neutrino).]
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The Gazette revealed last week that Anna Plutino had opened Dom's on Acklam Road and drafted in her dad Dom, the former owner of the Europa, and mum Gail, the former chef to help.
It may never qualify for full planet status in the eyes of the International Astronomical Union (IAU), because it's smaller than Pluto, and the IAU has scandalously down-graded Pluto to a mere plutino.
Chapters show how energetic particles first organized into atoms, then molecular clouds (the star factories), then protoplanetary disks and eventually the diverse residents of our planetary neighborhood including asteroids, Pluto and its plutino neighbors.
To stud at 4 years and dam of: Plutino (1999g by Pelder; unraced), Rossonero (2000 g by Pelder; unraced), Androide (2001 g by Pelder; placed), Doctor Dino (2002 c by Muhtathir; Gr1 winner), Isaure (2004 f by Daliapour; unraced), unnamed (2005 f by Muhtathir; unraced to date).
We are extremely pleased when expert companies like Infozech join OSS/J for the specific purpose of maintaining and contributing to the evolution of our APIs," says Antonio Plutino, Sun Microsystems, OSS/J project manager.
But Anna Plutino, who worked as a waitress at The Europa, has drafted in former owner, dad Dominic, and chef mum Gail to recreate the delicacies for her new business.
Evidian has been committed to participating in the development of standards in the telecommunications market," said Antonio Plutino, Director of Technology Partnerships for Evidian.
It has been run by Dominic Plutino for around two years.
Plutino outlined current expansion plans for the group which include fostering alliances with new equity partners, establishing itself as a leader in restaurant consulting, and expanding the group's San Francisco-based ELROYS restaurant concept into various cities including Atlanta, Chicago, Denver and Seattle.
It was hopefully 10th time lucky for Antonio Marchellio Plutino, from Nunthorpe.
As an ambassador of Boulder Concepts, Amy personifies one-stop-shopping for corporate events, catering and parties," said Vice President of Operations, Michael Plutino.
Dominic Plutino, who has been running the Europa Restaurant, pictured left, |which has been serving parmos since 1969