Sirius

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noun Sir·i·us \ˈsir-ē-əs\

Definition of Sirius

  1. :  a star of the constellation Canis Major that is the brightest star in the heavens —called also Dog Star

Origin and Etymology of sirius

Middle English, from Latin, from Greek Seirios


First Known Use: 14th century


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