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- n. A small, relatively cool star of the main sequence; most stars in the Milky Way are red dwarfs.
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- n. a small, old, relatively cool star; approximately 100 times the mass of Jupiter
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It is a binary system: 55 Cancri A is a yellow star; 55 Cancri B is a smaller, red dwarf star.