Alpha Cygni


Alpha Cyg·​ni -ˈsig-ˌnī How to pronounce Alpha Cygni (audio)
: deneb

Word History


borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Cygnus"

First Known Use

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Cygni was in 1838

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“Alpha Cygni.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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