Alpha Geminorum

noun

Alpha Gem·​i·​nor·​um -ˌje-mə-ˈnȯr-əm How to pronounce Alpha Geminorum (audio)
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astronomy

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Gemini"

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Geminorum was in 1802

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

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