Definition of Lyra in English:

Lyra

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A small northern constellation (the Lyre), said to represent the lyre invented by Hermes. It contains the bright star Vega.

    1. 1.1Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Lyra constellation.
      ‘the star Beta Lyrae’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Lyra

/ˈlīrə/