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Eridanus Line breaks: Eri|danus
Pronunciation: /ɛˈrɪdənəs/
Astronomy

Definition of Eridanus in English:

A long straggling southern constellation (the River), said to represent the river into which Phaethon fell when struck by Zeus' thunderbolt.

Origin

Latin.

Words that rhyme with Eridanus

oneness • Oceanus

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