Alpha Ursae Majoris

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noun Alpha Ur·sae Ma·jor·is \-ˌər-sē-mə-ˈjȯr-əs\

Definition of Alpha Ursae Majoris

astronomy

  1. :  dubhe

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Origin and Etymology of alpha ursae majoris

borrowed from New Latin, “Alpha of Ursa Major”


First Known Use: 1836


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