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Definition 1: type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for venus in the sense of this definition

(venus is a kind of ...) a genus of mollusks

(venus is a member of ...) an edible American clam; the heavy shells were used as money by some American Indians

(... is a member of venus) hard-shell clams

Definition 2: 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 an `evening star' - [noun denoting object]

Samples where venus or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • before it was known that they were the same object the evening star was called Venus and the morning star was called Lucifer

(venus is an instance of ...) any of the planets whose orbit lies inside the earth's orbit

(venus is an instance of ...) a planet having a compact rocky surface like the Earth's; the four innermost planets in the solar system

(... is a member of venus) the sun with the celestial bodies that revolve around it in its gravitational field

Definition 3: goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for venus in the sense of this definition

(venus is an instance of ...) a deity worshipped by the ancient Romans

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