PRONUNCIATION: ploo-TOH-nee-uhn)

MEANING: m adjective:
1. Relating to the dwarf planet Pluto.
2. Relating to Pluto, the god of the underworld in the Greek mythology.
3. Relating to the underworld.

ETYMOLOGY: Via Latin from Greek Plouton (Pluto, the god of the underworld). Earliest documented use: 1604.

BLUTONIAN - thuggish (from a character in Popeye)

PNUTONIAN - classical physics (the P is silent, like the pee in "pswimming")

PLUTONIN - Anais' little brother, disinherited a couple of years ago. New pictures of him have recently appeared, taken by some fly-by-night outfit.