[yoo-rey-nee-uh n, -reyn-yuh n]


pertaining to the planet Uranus.
(of males) homosexual.

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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a hypothetical inhabitant of the planet Uranus


of, occurring on, or relating to the planet Uranus
of the heavens; celestial
relating to astronomy; astronomical
(as an epithet of Aphrodite) heavenly; spiritual
of or relating to the Muse Urania
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