Uranian

[yoo-rey-nee-uh n, -reyn-yuh n]

Origin of Uranian

1835–45; Uran(us) + -ian; def. 2 from Aphrodite Urania heavenly Aphrodite, inspiration for male homosexuality in Plato's Symposium
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Uranian

noun
  1. a hypothetical inhabitant of the planet Uranus
adjective
  1. of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Uranus
  2. of the heavens; celestial
  3. relating to astronomy; astronomical
  4. (as an epithet of Aphrodite) heavenly; spiritual
  5. of or relating to the Muse Urania
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