Meaning of Lyra

Ly•ra

Pronunciation: (lī'ru), [key]
— gen. -rae
  1. the Lyre, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Hercules, containing the bright star Vega.
  2. a female given name.
  3. (l.c.) glockenspiel (def. 1).
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