Mercury

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English language.svg Енглески

Mercury planetary symbol

Etymology

From Средњи Енглески Mercurie, from Латински Mercurius.

Pronunciation

  • (US) МФА(кључ): /ˈmɝkjəɹi/
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Proper noun

Mercury

  1. (astronomy) The planet in the solar system with the closest orbit to the Sun, named after the god; represented by .
  2. (Roman god) The Roman god associated with speed, sometimes used as a messenger. He wore winged sandals. Mercury corresponded to the Greek god Hermes.

Synonyms

  • (astronomy, astrology):

Translations

See also

Solar System in in Енглески · Solar System (layout · text)
Star Sun
Planets and dwarf planets Mercury Venus Earth Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable moons Moon Phobos
Deimos
Ganymede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Dysnomia

Noun

Mercury (plural Mercurys)

  1. (obsolete) A carrier of tidings; a newsboy, a messenger. [16th–19th c.]
  2. Someone who carries messages between lovers; a go-between. [from 17th c.]
  3. (dated) A newspaper. [from 17th c.]

Further reading

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Mercury in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)


Middle English

Proper noun

Mercury

  1. Alternative form of Mercurie