Betelguese
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}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Betelgeuse — 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}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Betelgeux — 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}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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