a native or inhabitant of Pluto
The planet Pluto was discovered and named in 1930.
Not less than eight or ten distinguished-looking Plutonians had been summoned for the occasion.
While unmoved by any feeling of pity, the Earthman nevertheless felt impelled to say something that would enable the Plutonian to regain a more normal composure.
I said, ‘You old Mercurian! You old Plutonian! You want to blow up Earth!’
It’s going to be a long, long time before we see you again—so goodbye, Bill. Happy hunting! And don’t expect the Plutonians to send you back. I'm sending you to Sirius!
In Space they met, three great armada, armed to the teeth. From the first, Luna’s was a losing battle. Together the Martians and Plutonians drove her back, passed on to earth.
In their landings, they had found inscriptions on walls and bas-reliefs carved on mountains. They knew from these what the Plutonians had looked like, and they had a suspicion of what had happened.
What a shame no Plutonians actually came out here for a sleigh ride, or to picnic by the little brooks a-gurgling.
S. H. Coblentz 'Into Plutonian Depths'
(Note that the planet Pluto was discovered and named in 1930)
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