a satellite of Saturn having an extreme contrast of low and high reflectiveness on its leading and trailing sides
Origin of IapetusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Iapetos, name of a Titan in Classical Greek myth., son of Uranus and Gaea
- Greek Mythology A Titan who was the father of Prometheus and Atlas and an ancestor of the human race.
- A satellite of Saturn.
Origin of IapetusLatin &Imacron;apetus, from Greek &Imacron;apetos.
Ancient Greek Ἰαπετός (Iapetos).