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Sirius

Syllabification: Sir·i·us
Pronunciation: /ˈsirēəs
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Sirius in English:

The brightest star in the sky, south of the celestial equator in the constellation Canis Major. It is a binary star with a dim companion, which is a white dwarf. Also called Dog Star.

Origin

Latin, from Greek seirios astēr 'scorching star', because it rose with the sun in the heat of summer. See dog days.

Words that rhyme with Sirius

delirious

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