Altair

noun
Al·tair | \al-ˈtī(-ə)r, -ˈter, ˈal-ˌ\

Definition of Altair 

: the brightest star in the constellation Aquila

First Known Use of Altair

1730, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Altair

Arabic al-ṭā'ir, literally, the flier

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