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aldebaran


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aldebaran  \Al*deb"a*ran\,  n.  [Ar.  al-debar[=a]n,  fr  dabar  to 
  follow  so  called  because  this  star  follows  upon  the 
  Pleiades.]  (Astron.) 
  A  red  star  of  the  first  magnitude,  situated  in  the  eye  of 
  Taurus;  the  Bull's  Eye.  It  is  the  bright  star  in  the  group 
  called  the  Hyades. 
 
  Now  when  Aldebaran  was  mounted  high  Above  the  shiny 
  Cassiopeia's  chair.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Aldebaran 
  n  :  the  brightest  star  in  Taurus  [syn:  {Aldebaran}] 




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