Definition of Hipparchus in English:

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Pronunciation: /hiˈpärkəs/
(Circa 170-after 126 bc), Greek astronomer and geographer. He is best known for his discovery of the precession of the equinoxes and is credited with the invention of trigonometry.

Words that rhyme with Hipparchus

Aristarchus, carcass, Marcus

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Syllabification: Hip·par·chus

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