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Betelgeuse

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

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