Rigel

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noun Ri·gel \ˈrī-jəl, -gəl; ˈri-jəl\

Definition of Rigel

  1. :  a first-magnitude star in the left foot of the constellation Orion

Origin and Etymology of rigel

Arabic Rijl, literally, foot


First Known Use: 1592


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