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Venus

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noun Ve·nus \ˈvē-nəs\

Simple Definition of Venus

  • : the planet that is second in order from the sun

Full Definition of Venus

  1. 1 :  the Roman goddess of love and beauty — compare aphrodite

  2. 2 :  the planet second in order from the sun — see planet table

Origin of venus

Middle English, from Latin Vener-, Venus


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with venus


VENUS Defined for Kids

Venus

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noun Ve·nus \ˈvē-nəs\

Definition of Venus

  1. :  the planet that is second in order of distance from the sun and has a diameter of about 7,500 miles (12,100 kilometers)





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