uranian
Adjective

uranian (not comparable)

  1. (mineralogy) Describing minerals containing hexavalent uranium.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of Uranian#English|Uranian
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Uranian
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /jʊˈɹeɪnɪən/
  • (GA) IPA: /jʊˈɹeɪniən/
Adjective

uranian

  1. (comparable, literary, poetic) celestial#Adjective|Celestial, heavenly; uranic.
    Antonyms: chthonian, chthonic, earthbound, earthly, tellurian, telluric, terrestrial
  2. (comparable, literary, archaic) homosexual#Adjective|Homosexual; (specifically) relating to a man#Noun|man's erotic love for adolescent#Adjective|adolescent boys; pederastic; also, of poetry: conveying appreciation for young#Adjective|young men.
    Synonyms: uranistic, Thesaurus:homosexual
  3. (not comparable, Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Of Aphrodite Urania, the heavenly aspect of the Greek#Adjective|Greek goddess of beauty and love#Noun|love Aphrodite and her Roman#Adjective|Roman counterpart Venus, as contrast#Verb|contrasted with the earthly aspect known as Aphrodite Pandemos: heavenly, spiritual.
    Antonyms: pandemian, Pandemic
  4. (not comparable, Greek mythology, dated) Relating to Urania, the Muse of astronomy.
  5. (not comparable, by extension, historical, rare) Of or pertaining to astronomy; astronomical.
    Synonyms: uranical
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Translations Noun

uranian (plural uranians)

  1. (literary, archaic) A male#Adjective|male homosexual#Noun|homosexual; (specifically) a man engaged in an erotic relationship with an adolescent#Adjective|adolescent boy; a pederast.
    Synonyms: uranist, urning, Thesaurus:male homosexual
Translations Adjective

uranian (not comparable)

  1. (astronomy) Of or pertaining to the planet Uranus. [from 1830s]
Noun

uranian (plural uranians)

  1. (chiefly, science fiction) An inhabitant of the planet Uranus. [from 1830s]



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