noun Ori·on \ə-ˈrī-ən, -\

: a group of stars in the sky that looks like a hunter with a line of three bright stars for a belt

Full Definition of ORION

[Latin (genitive Orionis)] :  a constellation on the equator east of Taurus represented on charts by the figure of a hunter with belt and sword
:  a giant hunter slain by Artemis in Greek mythology

Origin of ORION

Latin, from Greek Ōriōn
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with ORION


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