Origin of uran
< French ouran, varan < Arabic waran
- variant of urano- before a vowel.
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Examples from the Web for uran
A double phosphate of uranium and copper, called green uranite, and uran mica, occurs in Cornwall.
Bar'abas, the faithful servant of Ealph Lascours, captain of the Uran'ia.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1
The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Uran´ia, Muse of astronomy: carries a staff pointing to a globe.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama
E. Cobham Brewer