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Meaning of SIRIUS

Pronunciation:  'sireeus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
 

SIRIUS is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: Canicula, Dog Star, Sothis
 
 See Also: binary, binary star, Canis Major, double star, Great Dog

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sir"i*us\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ???, properly, scorching.]
(Astron.)
The Dog Star. See {Dog Star}.

 

 

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