noun, genitive Eridani [ih-rid-n-ahy] . Astronomy.
the River, a large southern constellation between Cetus and Orion, containing the bright star Achernar. Unabridged
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Eridanus (ɛˈrɪdənəs)
n , Latin genitive Eridani
a long twisting constellation in the S hemisphere extending from Orion to Hydrus and containing the first magnitude star Achernar
[from Greek Eridanos river in Italy (sometimes identified with the Po) into which, according to legend, Phaëthon fell]

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