Etymology

1. Venus

noun. 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 anevening star'.

Etymology

  • Venus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Venus

  • intravenous
  • malvinas
  • cardenas
  • ticinus
  • selinas
  • salinas'
  • salinas
  • dominus
  • colinas
  • venous
  • minas
  • lenis
  • genus
  • enos

2. Venus-hair_fern

noun. delicate maidenhair fern with slender shining black leaf stalks; cosmopolitan.

Synonyms

  • maidenhair
  • maidenhair fern
  • Venushair
  • Venus maidenhair
  • Adiantum capillus-veneris
  • common maidenhair

3. Venus'_slipper

noun. any of various orchids of the genus Paphiopedilum having slender flower stalks bearing 1 to several waxy flowers with pouchlike lips.

Synonyms

  • genus Paphiopedilum
  • Paphiopedilum
  • orchid
  • orchidaceous plant
  • Venus's shoe

4. Venus'-hair_fern

noun. delicate maidenhair fern with slender shining black leaf stalks; cosmopolitan.

Synonyms

  • maidenhair
  • maidenhair fern
  • Venushair
  • Venus maidenhair
  • Adiantum capillus-veneris
  • common maidenhair

5. Venus

noun. goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite.

Etymology

  • Venus (Latin)

6. Venus

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

Synonyms

  • mollusk genus
  • family Veneridae
  • Veneridae
  • Venus mercenaria
  • Mercenaria mercenaria
  • round clam
  • quahaug
  • hard-shell clam
  • hard clam
  • genus Venus

Etymology

  • Venus (Latin)
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