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Noun: Uranus  yû-ru-nus or yû'rey-nus
  1. A giant planet with a ring of ice particles; the 7th planet from the sun has a blue-green colour and many satellites
    "Uranus was discovered by William Herschel in 1781"
     
  2. (Greek mythology) god of the heavens; son and husband of Gaea and father of the Titans in ancient mythology
    - Ouranos

Type of: gas giant, Greek deity, Jovian planet, outer planet, superior planet

Part of: solar system

Encyclopedia: Uranus, the Magician