Gender Feminine
Usage Astronomy
Pronounced Pron. LIE-rə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

The name of the constellation in the northern sky containing the star Vega. It is said to be shaped after the lyre of Orpheus. This is the name of the main character in the His Dark Materials series of books by Philip Pullman (beginning 1995).

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Entry updated June 9, 2023