Vega

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noun Ve·ga \ˈvē-gə, ˈvā-\

Definition of Vega

  1. :  the brightest star in the constellation Lyra

Origin and Etymology of vega

borrowed from Medieval Latin Wega, Vega, altered from the terminal syllables of Arabic al-nasr al-wāqiʽ, literally, “the descending eagle,” originally a name applied to the three stars α, β and γ Lyrae


Vega

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biographical name Ve·ga \ˈvā-gə\

Definition of Vega

  1. Lo*peplay \ˈlō-(ˌ)pā\ de 1562–1635 Lope Félix de Vega Carpio Spanish dramatist


Learn More about vega

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of Vega Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about Vega


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