[lahy-ruh] /ˈlaɪ rə/

noun, genitive Lyrae
[lahy-ree] /ˈlaɪ ri/ (Show IPA), for 1.
Astronomy. the Lyre, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Hercules, containing the bright star Vega.
a female given name.
(lowercase) .
noun (Latin genitive) Lyrae (ˈlaɪəriː)
a small constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Cygnus and Draco and containing the star Vega, an eclipsing binary (Beta Lyrae), a planetary nebula (the Ring Nebula), and a variable star, RR Lyrae
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Cygnus and Hercules. Lyra (the Lyre) contains the bright star Vega.


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