- late 14c., "god of the sea," from Latin Neptunus, son of Saturn, brother of Jupiter, the Roman god of the sea (later identified with Greek Poseidon), probably from PIE root *nebh- "cloud" (source of Latin nebula "fog, mist, cloud;" see nebula), via a sense of "moist, wet." The planet so named was discovered by Galle in 1846. Until the identification of Pluto in 1930, it was the most distant planet known.
- 1. Neptune is the furthest planet from the sun.
- 2. Neptune turned out to be a dynamic, stormy world.
- 海王星原来是个有生气 、 多风暴的世界.
- 3. He managed to walk a little farther - but he never reached the Neptune.
- 4. Soon I may make you my partner in the Neptune.
- 5. Neptune was the god of the sea.
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