from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Sirius.
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- proper n. A star given great significance by the Ancient Egyptians, believed to be Sirius by modern scholars.
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- n. the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
Greek Sōthis, from Egyptian spdt.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Ancient Greek Σῶθις (Wiktionary)