Definition of Altair in English:

Altair

Syllabification: Al·tair
Pronunciation: /ˈalˌte(ə)r, -ˌtī(ə)r, alˈtī(ə)r, -ˈte(ə)r
 
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Astronomy
  • The brightest star in the constellation Aquila.

Origin

Arabic, literally 'flying eagle'.

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