Definition of Canopus in English:

Canopus

Syllabification: Ca·no·pus
Pronunciation: /kəˈnōpəs
 
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Astronomy
  • The second brightest star in the sky, and the brightest in the constellation Carina. It is a supergiant, visible only to observers in the southern hemisphere.

Origin

Latin, from Greek Kanōpus, the name of the pilot of the fleet of King Menelaus in the Trojan War.

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