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urania

[yoo-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh] /yʊˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə/
noun, Chemistry
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Urania

[yoo-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh] /yʊˈreɪ ni ə, -ˈreɪn yə/
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. the Muse of astronomy.
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Urania

/jʊˈreɪnɪə/
noun (Greek myth)
1.
the Muse of astronomy
2.
another name of Aphrodite
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, from Greek Ourania, from ouranios heavenly, from ouranos heaven
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