Definition of Centaurus in English:

Centaurus

Line breaks: Cen|taurus
Pronunciation: /sɛnˈtɔːrəs
 
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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 /sɛnˈtɔːri/) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Lambda Centauri

Origin

Latin.

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