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Denebola

/dɪˈnɛbələ/
noun
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the second brightest star in the constellation Leo. Visual magnitude: 2.14; spectral type: A3V
Word Origin
from Arabic dhanab al-(asad) tail of the (lion)
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Denebola

second-brightest star in Leo, from Latinized corruption of Arabic dhanab al-(asad) "tail of the lion."

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