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 (să-tûr′nē-ən, sə-)
1. Of or relating to the planet Saturn or to its supposed astrological influence.
2. Archaic Of or relating to the god Saturn or his reign.
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1. (Classical Myth & Legend) of or connected with the Roman god Saturn, whose reign was thought of as a golden age
2. of or relating to the planet Saturn
3. (Poetry) prosody denoting a very early verse form in Latin in which the accent was one of stress rather than quantity, there being an equal number of main stresses in each line, regardless of the number of unaccented syllables
(Poetry) a line in Saturnian metre
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(səˈtɜr ni ən)

1. of or pertaining to the planet Saturn.
2. of or pertaining to the god Saturn, or the age during which he was believed to have ruled.
[1550–60; < Latin Sāturni(us) of Saturn]
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References in classic literature ?
Youth is the true Saturnian Reign, the Golden Age on earth
The Dragonfly mission to the Saturnian moon of Titan will have the express purpose of studying how far prebiotic chemistry has advanced on the surface.
Andrew Ingersoll, a Cassini imaging science subsystem team member at the California Institute of Technology, revealed that Saturnian storms that make the lightning are as powerful as Earth's, according to a statement from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
"Some of those nearby stars that you see are actually Saturnian moons." I was hooked.
Among the topics are on steep cliffs and fountains of dust: the Rosetta Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, the asteroid spin-rate study: looking for super fast rotators in the Outer Main Belt, charged particle measurement in the Saturnian magnetosphere during the Cassini Era 2004-17, the story of interstellar pickup ions and their excitation of hydromagnetic waves in the solar wind, a study of the seasonal variation of the sublimation rate of the Sputnik Planum Ice Sheet on Pluto, and the timing relationship of stellar superflares and positions of the star spots.
While Cassini explored the Saturnian neighborhood, its sensors detected gas geysers that spewed from Enceladus's southern poles.
Soon after Cassini vaporised like a shooting star in the Saturnian sky, about 175 members of the mission's engineering team gathered in an airy banquet room at the La Canada Flintridge Country Club to eulogise their spacecraft.
There are also hints of oceans under other Saturnian moons.
Opposite Subz in another corner of the gallery was a ten-by-twelve-foot black box, which one peered into in order to view the two-channel video My Saturnian Lover(s), 2016.
Cracks and craters mar the icy surface of Enceladus, another Saturnian moon.
A stereotyped picture, universally known as the Nagaoka "Saturnian" atom, has been disseminated; but it is so misleading that today many people have an erroneous picture of the Nagaoka atom, such as being a system involving a 'giant core' with electrons circulating just outside.