Alpha Persei

noun

Alpha Per·​sei -ˈpər-sē-ˌī How to pronounce Alpha Persei (audio)
astronomy
: mirfak

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Perseus"

First Known Use

1847, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Persei was in 1847

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“Alpha Persei.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alpha%20Persei. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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