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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A star of great size and brightness that has a relatively low surface temperature.

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  • n. A large red coloured star with a lower surface temperature than many stars.

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  • n. a large, old, luminous star; has a relatively low surface temperature and a diameter large relative to the sun

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    February 2, 2013