Al·​ge·​nib al-ˈjē-nib How to pronounce Algenib (audio)
: a blue star of the third magnitude that is seen in the constellation Pegasus
The brightest star in Pegasus is Markab, a blue-white giant that marks the southwestern corner of the square. … The star in the southeastern corner is Algenib.John Stanley, Arizona Republic, 25 Sept. 2010

called also Gamma Pegasi

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1671, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Algenib was circa 1671

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“Algenib.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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