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Betelgeuse

Syllabification: Be·tel·geuse
Pronunciation: /ˈbēdlˌjo͞os, ˈbedlˌjo͞os, ˈbēdlˌjo͞oz, ˈbedlˌjo͞oz
 
 
 
 
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(also Betelgeux) Astronomy

Definition of Betelgeuse in English:

The tenth brightest star in the sky, in the constellation Orion. It is a red supergiant, and variations in its brightness are associated with pulsations in its outer envelope.

Origin

French, alteration of Arabic yad al-jauzā 'hand of the giant' (the giant being Orion).

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