urania

[yoo-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh]

Origin of urania

Urania

[yoo-rey-nee-uh, -reyn-yuh]
noun
  1. Classical Mythology. the Muse of astronomy.
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Urania

noun Greek myth
  1. the Muse of astronomy
  2. another name of Aphrodite

Word Origin for Urania

C17: from Latin, from Greek Ourania, from ouranios heavenly, from ouranos heaven
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