Altair

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

Definition of Altair

: the brightest star in the constellation Aquila

Origin and Etymology of altair

Arabic al-ṭā'ir, literally, the flier


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