urania

urania

[yoo-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh]
noun Chemistry.

Origin:
urani(um) + -a4

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Urania

[yoo-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh]
noun
Classical Mythology. the Muse of astronomy.
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Urania (jʊˈreɪnɪə)
 
n
1.  the Muse of astronomy
2.  another name of Aphrodite
 
[C17: from Latin, from Greek Ourania, from ouranios heavenly, from ouranos heaven]

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