Alpha Carinae

noun

astronomy
: canopus

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Carina"

First Known Use

1907, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Carinae was in 1907

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“Alpha Carinae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alpha%20Carinae. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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