Share this entry
Proxima Centauri Line breaks: Prox|ima Cen|tauri
Pronunciation: /ˌprɒksɪmə sɛnˈtɔːrʌɪ/

Definition of Proxima Centauri in English:

A faint red dwarf star associated with the bright binary star Alpha Centauri. It is the closest known star to the solar system (distance 4.24 light years).


Latin, 'nearest (star) of Centaurus'.

Definition of Proxima Centauri in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources