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One entry found for Sirius.
Main Entry: Sir·i·us
Pronunciation: primarystresssir-emacron-schwas
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English Sirius "the brightest star," from Latin Sirius (same meaning), from Greek Seirios "the brightest star," literally, "burning, scorching" --see Word History at DOG DAYS
: the brightest star in the night sky -- called also Dog Star

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