Algenib

noun
Al·​ge·​nib | \ al-ˈjē-nib How to pronounce Algenib (audio) , -ˈje- \

Definition of Algenib

astronomy
: 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

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circa 1671, in the meaning defined above

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“Algenib.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Algenib. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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