Jove

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Jove

 (jōv)
n. Roman Mythology
Idiom:
by Jove
Used as a mild oath to express surprise or emphasis.

[Middle English, from Archaic Latin Iovis or from Latin Iov-, stem of Iuppiter; see dyeu- in Indo-European roots.]

Jove

(dʒəʊv)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) another name for Jupiter1
2. by Jove an exclamation of surprise or excitement
[C14: from Old Latin Jovis Jupiter]

Jove

(dʒoʊv)

n. Idioms:
by Jove, (an exclamation used to emphasize an accompanying remark or to express surprise or approval.)
[1325–75; Middle English < Latin Jov-, oblique s. of compound nominative Juppiter father Jove]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jove - (Roman mythology) supreme god of Romans; counterpart of Greek Zeus
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
Translations

Jove

[dʒəʊv] NJúpiter
by Jove!¡caramba!, ¡por Dios!

Jove

nJupiter m; by Jove! (dated)Donnerwetter!; have you/did he etc, by Jove!tatsächlich!

Jove

[dʒəʊv] nGiove m
by Jove! (old) → per Giove!