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betelgeuse

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betelgeuse


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Betelguese  \Bet"el*guese\  (b[e^]t"[e^]l*j[=e]z),  n.  [F. 
  B['e]telgeuse,  of  Arabic  origin.]  (Astron.) 
  A  bright  star  of  the  first  magnitude,  near  one  shoulder  of 
  Orion.  [Written  also  {Betelgeux}  and  {Betelgeuse}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Betelgeuse 
  n  :  the  second  brightest  star  in  Orion  [syn:  {Betelgeuse},  {Alpha 
  Orionis}] 




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