Alpha Ursae Minoris

noun Alpha Ursae Mi·nor·is \-mī-ˈnȯr-əs\

Definition of Alpha Ursae Minoris


  1. :  polaris

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Origin and Etymology of alpha ursae minoris

borrowed from New Latin, “Alpha of Ursa Minor”

First Known Use: 1843

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