Alpha Tauri

noun

Alpha Tau·​ri -ˈtȯr-ˌī How to pronounce Alpha Tauri (audio)
astronomy
: aldebaran

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Taurus"

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Tauri was in 1844

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“Alpha Tauri.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alpha%20Tauri. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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