Origin of Aldebaran
Examples from the Web for aldebaran
The old king, his father, stepped down in the morning sun, and with bared head Aldebaran knelt to receive his blessing.The Jester's Sword|Annie Fellows Johnston
Blue and rose by turns, like the changeful Aldebaran, it was formed by Adrienne and Sylvie, the two halves of my love.Sylvie: souvenirs du Valois|Grard de Nerval
Aldebaran, a reddish star of the first magnitude in the constellation of Taurus.La Lgende des Sicles|Victor Hugo
In 1779 Mira is reported to have been as bright as the first-magnitude star Aldebaran.
Note two pretty pairs in the Hyades, one south of Aldebaran, the other northwest of it.
British Dictionary definitions for aldebaran
Word Origin for Aldebaran
Word Origin and History for aldebaran
bright star in Taurus, late 14c., from Arabic Al Dabaran "the follower" (of the Pleiades, which rise shortly before it does), from dabara "he followed."