- of or relating to the god Jove (Jupiter)
- of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Jupiter
- of or relating to the giant planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune: the Jovian planets
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- Mythologyof or pertaining to the Roman god Jupiter.
- of or pertaining to the planet Jupiter.
- Latin Jov- (see Jove) + -ian
Jo•vi•an ( jō′vē ən),USA pronunciation n. (Flavius Claudius Jovianus)
- Ancient History, Biographicala.d. 331?–364, Roman emperor 363–364.
- full name Flavius Claudius Jovianus. ?331–364 ad, Roman emperor (363–64): he made peace with Persia, relinquishing Roman provinces beyond the Tigris, and restored privileges to the Christians