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';
"before it was known that they were the same object the evening star was called Venus and the morning star was called Lucifer"
goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite
type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells
- The scientists guess that Venus is lifeless.
- The main idea of this passage is about the importance of Venus to Earth.
- Information about Venus obtained by Russian probes has been published on some magazines.
- This painting depicts the birth of Venus.
- The sculptor is working on a sculpture of Venus.
- Venus flytrap 捕蝇草
Another Venus, Botticelli's Venus with Mars.出自： L. Grant
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