Centaurus
Centaurus Centaurus n. a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross.

Syn: Centaur, The Centaur. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • Centaurus — (Homosexuelle Initiative Südtirol (HIS) Centaurus bzw. Iniziativa Omosessuale Sudtirolo (IOS) Centaurus) ist derzeit die einzige offiziell eingetragene Vereinigung gleichgeschlechtlich liebender Frauen und Männer in Südtirol. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Centaurus — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Centaurus Nombre Latino Centauro Abreviatura Cen Genitivo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Centaurus — Centaurus, el centauro, es una de las 88 constelaciones modernas …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Centaurus —   [nach Kentaur], Abkürzung Cen, lateinische Bezeichnung für das Sternbild Kentaur …   Universal-Lexikon

  • CENTAURUS — nomen navis sic dictae, quod Centauri habuerit insigne. Virg. Aen. l. 5. v. 122. Centauro invehitur magnâ: Ubi Servius ait subaudiri debere naris. Hinc adiectivum Centaureus. Horat. l. 1. Carm. Od. 18. v. 7. At ne quis modici transiliat munera… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Centaurus — [sen tô′rəs] n. [L: see CENTAUR] a S constellation between Hydra and Crux, containing the bright star Alpha Centauri; the Centaur …   English World dictionary

  • Centaurus — Infobox Constellation name = Centaurus abbreviation = Cen genitive = Centauri symbology = the Centaur RA = 13 dec= −50 areatotal = 1060 arearank = 9th numbermainstars = 11 numberbfstars = 69 numberstarsplanets = 8 numberbrightstars = 9… …   Wikipedia

  • Centaurus — noun Etymology: Latin (genitive Centauri) Date: 1870 a southern constellation between the Southern Cross and Hydra …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Centaurus — /sen tawr euhs/, n., gen. Centauri / tawr uy/. Astron. the Centaur, a southern constellation between Lupus and Vela, containing the triple star system Alpha Centauri. [ < L; see CENTAUR] * * * …   Universalium

  • Centaurus — noun A spring constellation of the northern sky (and autumn of the southern sky) with the outline of a centaur. It includes the stars Alpha Centauri and Proxima Centauri …   Wiktionary

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