Almach

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noun Al·mach \ ˈȯl-ˌmäk , ˈäl- , ˈal- , -ˌmak \

Definition of Almach

astronomy
:a group of stars of the second magnitude that is seen in the constellation of Andromeda
  • The double star, known as Almach, reveals a brilliant contrast of color between the two stars.
  • —Chris PaganTulsa World2 Jan. 2011
called also Gamma Andromedae
Note: What is visible in the night sky as the star Almach is actually a group of four separate stars: one large star and a second group of three much smaller stars, bound together gravitationally.

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First Known Use of almach

1787


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