Share this entry

Enceladus Line breaks: En¦cela|dus
Pronunciation: /ɛnˈsɛlədəs/

Definition of Enceladus in English:

A satellite of Saturn, the eighth closest to the planet and probably composed mainly of ice, discovered by W. Herschel in 1789 (diameter 500 km).


Named after a Greek mythological giant killed by Athene.

Words that rhyme with Enceladus

Aldous • Judas • exodus

Definition of Enceladus in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources