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Neptune

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1 (Roman mythology) god of the sea; counterpart of Greek Poseidon
2 a giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 8th planet from the sun

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Neptune
  1. The Roman god of the ocean and of earthquakes.
  2. The eighth planet in our solar system, represented in astronomy and astrology by .

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