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proper noun 
  1. (context, Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Greek and Roman god of the underworld.
  2. Originally known as the ninth planet but reclassified in 2006 as a dwarf planet, the brightest and first known Kuiper belt object, represented by the symbol (unicode, â) in astronomy and in astrology.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: Pluto
  • French: Pluton
  • German: Pluto
  • Italian: Plutone
Etymology: Ancient Greek (PlutÅn)


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verb 
  1. To demote, devalue.
John felt plutoed when he lost his manufacturing job to the new machine.
Etymology: In 2006, the General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union ruled that Pluto should no longer be considered a planet. The neologism to pluto subsequently found its way into common parlance as synonymous with relegating to a lower importance.


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