Alpha Centauri love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A multiple star in Centaurus, 4.4 light years from Earth, whose three components form the brightest object in the constellation and the third brightest star in the night sky.

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  • proper noun astronomy The brightest star in the southern constellation of Centaurus. It is actually a binary star with Proxima Centauri as a third component.

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  • noun brightest star in Centaurus; second nearest star to the sun

Etymologies

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From α (brightest) + Centauri ("of the constellation Centaurus")

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