Definition of Centaurus in English:

Centaurus

Syllabification: Cen·tau·rus
Pronunciation: /senˈtôrəs
 
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Astronomy
1A large southern constellation (the Centaur). It lies in the Milky Way and contains the stars Alpha and Proxima Centauri.
1.1 (as genitive Centauri /senˈtôrē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Lambda Centauri

Origin

Latin.

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