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Meaning name Jupiter

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Jupiter

Meaning name Jupiter
Latin name derived from the Indo-European compound *dyēus-pəter, meaning "God the father." In mythology, this is the name of the god of the Roman state, in charge of laws and social order. He is also the god of daylight thunder as opposed to Summanus, god of night thunder. The planet Jupiter was named after him. Equated with Greek Zeus ("god").

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