regulus

noun reg·u·lus \ ˈre-gyə-ləs \

Definition of regulus

1 capitalized : a first-magnitude star in the constellation Leo
2
[Medieval Latin, metallic antimony, from Latin]
: the more or less impure mass of metal formed beneath the slag in smelting and reducing ores

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Origin and Etymology of regulus

New Latin, from Latin, petty king, from reg-, rex king — more at royal


Regulus

biographical name Reg·u·lus \ ˈre-gyə-ləs \

Definition of Regulus

Marcus Atilius died circa 250 b.c. Roman general

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