Antares

noun

An·​tar·​es an-ˈter-(ˌ)ēz How to pronounce Antares (audio)
-ˈtär-
: a giant red star of very low density that is the brightest star in Scorpius

Word History

Etymology

Greek Antarēs

First Known Use

1588, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Antares was in 1588

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“Antares.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Antares. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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