Definition of Eridanus in English:

Eridanus

Syllabification: E·rid·a·nus
Pronunciation: /əˈridn-əs
 
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Astronomy
  • 1A long, straggling southern constellation (the River), said to represent the river into which Phaethon fell when struck by Zeus' thunderbolt.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Eridani /əˈridnˌē, -ˌī/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Phi Eridani

Origin

Latin.

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