Definitions

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  • proper noun astronomy A bluish star in the constellation of Pegasus; Alpha (α) Pegasi. It forms one of the corners of the square of Pegasus.
  • proper noun astronomy A star in the constellation Puppis; Kappa (κ) Puppis.
  • proper noun astronomy A star in the constellation Vela; Kappa (κ) Velorum.

Etymologies

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From Arabic المركب الفرس (al-markab al-faras), "the saddle of the horse"

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