Definition of Acrux in English:


Syllabification: A·crux
Pronunciation: /ˈāˌkrəks
  • The star Alpha Crucis, the brightest star in the Southern Cross (Crux). It is the twelfth brightest star in the sky.


from A for 'alpha' + crux.

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