Fomalhaut

noun

Definition of Fomalhaut

astronomy
: a white star of the first magnitude that is the brightest star in the constellation Piscis Austrinus An orbiting infrared telescope has found a ring of planets being born around Fomalhaut, a much-studied star in the Southern Hemisphere about 22.8 light years from Earth.International Wildlife, May/June 1984

called also Alpha Piscis Austrini

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First Known Use of Fomalhaut

1594, in the meaning defined above

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“Fomalhaut.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fomalhaut. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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