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Sirius Line breaks: Sir¦ius
Pronunciation: /ˈsɪrɪəs/

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.


Latin, from Greek seirios astēr 'scorching star'.

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