The son of Saturn and Rhea, brother of Jupiter and Neptune; the dark and gloomy god of the Lower World.

<zoology> Pluto monkey, a long-tailed African monkey (Cercopithecus pluto), having side whiskers. The general colour is black, more or less grizzled; the frontal band is white.

Origin: L, fr. Gr.

(01 Mar 1998)

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