Synonyms of venus


1. Venus

usage: the second nearest planet to the sun; it is peculiar in that its rotation is slow and retrograde (in the opposite sense of the Earth and all other planets except Uranus); it is visible from Earth as an early `morning star' or an `evening star'; "before it was known that they were the same object the evening star was called Venus and the morning star was called Lucifer"

2. Venus, Urania

usage: goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite

3. Venus, genus Venus, mollusk genus

usage: type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells

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Definition and meaning of venus (Dictionary)