Alpha Ceti

noun

Alpha Ce·​ti -ˈsē-ˌtī How to pronounce Alpha Ceti (audio)
astronomy
: menkar

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Cetus"

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Ceti was in 1839

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“Alpha Ceti.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alpha%20Ceti. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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