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Lyra

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noun Ly·ra \ˈlī-rə\

Definition of Lyra

  1. :  a northern constellation representing the lyre of Orpheus or Mercury and containing Vega



Origin of lyra

Latin (genitive Lyrae), literally, lyre


First Known Use: 1551

Rhymes with lyra


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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "Lyra" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "Lyra"


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