Definitions

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  • proper n. A bluish-white star in the constellation Grus; Alpha (α) Gruis.
  • proper n. A bluish-white binary star in the constellation Centaurus; Zeta (ζ) Centauri.

Etymologies

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From Arabic النائر (an-na´ir) "the bright one"

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  • Recently, an affiliated company Alnair purchased the controlling shareholding of Kazkom, a major private bank in Kazakhstan.

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