[ ey-ker-nahr ]
/ ˈeɪ kərˌnɑr /
a star of the first magnitude in the constellation Eridanus.
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Origin of Achernar
From Arabic ākhir al-nahr “end of the river”
Words nearby Achernar
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British Dictionary definitions for Achernar
the brightest star in the constellation Eridanus, visible only in the S hemisphere. Visual magnitude: 0.5; spectral type: B3V; distance: 144 light years
Word Origin for Achernar
from Arabic ākhīr al-nahr, literally: end of the river, alluding to the star's location in the constellation
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