Definition of Rigel in English:

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Rigel

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌɪdʒəl/
Pronunciation: /ˈrʌɪɡ(ə)l/
Astronomy
The seventh-brightest star in the sky, and the brightest in the constellation Orion. It is a blue supergiant nearly sixty thousand times as luminous as our sun.

Origin

From Arabic rijl 'foot (of Orion)'.

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