Vega

noun Ve·ga \ ˈvē-gə , ˈvā- \

Definition of Vega

: 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

biographical name Ve·ga \ ˈvā-gə \

Definition of Vega

Lo*pe play \ˈlō-(ˌ)pā\ de 1562–1635 Lope Félix de Vega Carpio Spanish dramatist

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