HyperDic: vesta

English > 2 senses of the word Vesta:
NOUNperson Vesta(Roman mythology) goddess of the hearth and its fire whose flame was tended by vestal virgins
objectVestathe brightest asteroid but the fourth to be discovered
Vesta > pronunciation
Soundsveh'stah
RhymesAlberta ... zeta: 71 rhymes with tah...
English > Vesta: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(Roman mythology) goddess of the hearth and its fire whose flame was tended by vestal virgins; counterpart of Greek Hestia.
CategoryRoman mythologyThe mythology of the ancient Romans
Instance ofRoman deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Romans
SpanishVesta
CatalanVesta
Adjectivesvestalof or relating to Vesta
English > Vesta: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningThe brightest asteroid but the fourth to be discovered.
Instance ofasteroidAny of numerous small celestial bodies composed of rock and metal that move around the sun (mainly between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter)
Spanish4 Vesta, Vesta
Catalan4 Vesta
Adjectivesvestalof or relating to Vesta

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