Alpha Draconis


Alpha Dra·​co·​nis -drā-ˈkō-nəs How to pronounce Alpha Draconis (audio)
: thuban

Word History


borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Draco"

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Alpha Draconis was in 1823

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“Alpha Draconis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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