Alpha Leonis

noun

Alpha Le·​o·​nis -lē-ˈō-nəs How to pronounce Alpha Leonis (audio)
astronomy

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Leo"

First Known Use

1816, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Leonis was in 1816

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“Alpha Leonis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alpha%20Leonis. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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