from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Dog Star; Sirius.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Canis Major, the largest and brightest of all the fixed stars. Also called the dog-star and Sirius. See first cut under Canis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
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