Alpha Coronae Borealis


Alpha Co·​ro·​nae Bo·​re·​al·​is -kə-ˈrō-(ˌ)nē-ˌbȯr-ē-ˈa-ləs How to pronounce Alpha Coronae Borealis (audio)
: alphecca

Word History


borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Corona Borealis"

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Coronae Borealis was in 1855

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“Alpha Coronae Borealis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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