Meaning of Lyra in English:

Lyra

(also Lyrae)

Pronunciation /ˈlʌɪrə/

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A small northern constellation (the Lyre), said to represent the lyre invented by Hermes. It contains the bright star Vega.

adjective

Astronomy
  • postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the Lyra constellation.

    • ‘the star Beta Lyrae’

Origin

Latin. Lyrae is the Latin genitive form of Lyra.