Definition of Achernar in English:


Syllabification: A·cher·nar
Pronunciation: /ˈakərˌnär, ˈäk-
  • The ninth brightest star in the sky, and the brightest in the constellation Eridanus. It marks the southern limit of Eridanus, and is only visible to observers in the southern hemisphere.


from Arabic, 'end of the river (i.e., Eridanus)'.

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