Rigil Kent

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Rigil Kent (ˈraɪdʒɪl ˈkɛnt)
 
n
astronomy Often shortened to: Rigil the star Alpha Centauri
 
[from Rigil Kentaurus, from Arabic al Rigil al Kentaurus the Centaur's foot]

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rigil kent

noun
brightest star in Centaurus; second nearest star to the sun [syn: Alpha Centauri
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