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Sothis

[soh-this] /ˈsoʊ θɪs/
noun
1.
the name for the star Sirius, the Dog Star, given by the ancient Egyptians.
Origin
< Greek Sṓthis < Egyptian spdt
Related forms
Sothic
[soh-thik, soth-ik] /ˈsoʊ θɪk, ˈsɒθ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Sothis

/ˈsəʊθɪs/
noun
1.
another name for Sirius
Word Origin
Greek; see Sothic
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