Uranus

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noun Ura·nus \ˈyu̇r-ə-nəs, yu̇-ˈrā-\

Definition of Uranus

  1. 1 :  the sky personified as a god and father of the Titans in Greek mythology

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

Origin and Etymology of uranus

Late Latin, from Greek Ouranos


First Known Use: 1655


URANUS Defined for English Language Learners

Uranus

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noun Ura·nus \ˈyu̇r-ə-nəs, yu̇-ˈrā-\

Definition of Uranus for English Language Learners

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



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