Definition of Fomalhaut in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfōməlˌhôt/
The brightest star in the constellation Piscis Austrinus.


Arabic fam al-ḥūt 'mouth of the fish', from fam 'mouth' + al- 'the' + ḥūt 'fish'.

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Syllabification: Fo·mal·haut

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