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Pluto

noun [S] uk   /ˈpluː.təʊ/  us   /-t̬oʊ/
a dwarf planet that is farther away from the sun than Neptune, and is the second largest dwarf planet in the solar system
Translations of “Pluto”
in Arabic كَوكَب بلوتو…
in Korean 명왕성…
in Malaysian Pluto…
in Turkish Pluto, Neptün'den sonra gelen ve Güneş'e en uzak gezegen…
in Italian Plutone…
in Chinese (Traditional) 冥王星(第九大行星,離太陽最遠,比海王星還遠)…
in Russian Плутон…
in Polish Pluton…
in Vietnamese sao Diêm Vương…
in Spanish Pluto…
in Portuguese Plutão…
in Thai ดาวพลูโต…
in Catalan Plutó…
in Japanese 冥王星…
in Indonesian Pluto…
in Chinese (Simplified) 冥王星(第九大行星,离太阳最远,比海王星还远)…
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