HyperDic: alpha_crucis

English > 1 sense of the expression Alpha Crucis:
NOUNobjectAlpha Crucisthe brightest star in the Southern Cross
English > Alpha Crucis: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe brightest star in the Southern Cross.
Instance ofstar(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior
Member ofSouthern Cross, Crux, Crux AustralisA small conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere in the Milky Way near Centaurus
SpanishAlfa Cruz
CatalanAcrux

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