Alpha Hydrae

noun
Alpha Hy·​drae | \ -ˈhī-(ˌ)drē How to pronounce Alpha Hydrae (audio) \

Definition of Alpha Hydrae

astronomy
: alphard

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First Known Use of Alpha Hydrae

1855, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alpha Hydrae

borrowed from New Latin, “Alpha of Hydra”

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“Alpha Hydrae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alpha%20Hydrae. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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