Alpha Piscis Austrini


Alpha Pi·​scis Aus·​tri·​ni -ˈpī-səs-ȯ-ˈstrī-ˌnī How to pronounce Alpha Piscis Austrini (audio)
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Word History


borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Piscis Austrinus"

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Piscis Austrini was in 1897

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“Alpha Piscis Austrini.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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