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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Greek Mythology A giant who was defeated in battle and buried under Mount Etna by Athena.
  • noun A satellite of Saturn.

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  • proper noun mythology A giant in Greek mythology.
  • proper noun astronomy A moon of Saturn.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin, from Greek Enkelados.]

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From Ancient Greek Ἐγκέλαδος.

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