An example of Pluto is the former planet that is now designated as a dwarf planet.
Origin of pluto
- Latin Plūtō Plūtōn- from Greek Ploutōn from ploutos wealth (from the belief that the underworld was the source of wealth from the ground) pleu- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Originally coined in 2006 by the American Dialect Society, defeating climate canary. Was believed by many to be a self-promotion attempt.
- From combining form of Ancient Greek πλοῦτος (ploutos, “wealth, riches”).
- Ancient Greek Πλούτων (Plutōn)