uran

noun
\(y)əˈran\
plural -s

Definition of uran 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: a monitor lizard

variants: or urano-

Definition of uran- (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : sky : heaven uranography

2 : palate uranoplasty brachyuranic

variants: or urano-

Definition of uran- (Entry 3 of 3)

: uranium uranothorite uranyl

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History and Etymology for uran

Noun

French ouran, varan, from Arabic waran

Combining form (1)

New Latin, from Latin, from Greek ouran-, ourano-, from ouranos sky, heaven, roof of the mouth

Combining form (2)

French, from New Latin uranium

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