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Definitions of Venus:
  • noun:   type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells
  • noun:   the second nearest planet to the sun; visible as an early `morning star' or an `evening star'; rotates slowly clockwise (in the opposite direction from the normal rotation of the planets)
    Example: "Before it was known that they were the same object the evening star was called Venus and the morning star was called Lucifer"
  • noun:   goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite
  • name:  A female given name (rare: 1 in 16666 females; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1232)
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #48818)

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