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Lyra

Syllabification: Ly·ra
Pronunciation: /ˈlīrə
 
/
Astronomy

Definition of Lyra in English:

1A small northern constellation (the Lyre), said to represent the lyre invented by Hermes. It contains the bright star Vega.
1.1 (as genitive Lyrae /ˈlīrē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Lyrae

Origin

Latin.

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