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Meaning of ALDEBARAN

Pronunciation:  al'deburun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the brightest star in Taurus
 

ALDEBARAN is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: binary, binary star, double star, Taurus

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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