from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Roman Mythology The god of the underworld; Pluto.
- n. Roman Mythology The underworld.
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- proper n. Alternative name for Hades.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. The god Pluto, god of the underworld; also called Dis Pater.
Latin Dīs, from variant of dīves, wealthy (from the belief that the underworld was the source of wealth from the ground).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)