Alioth

[ al-ee-oth ]
/ ˈæl iˌɒθ /
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noun Astronomy.

a star of the second magnitude in the constellation Ursa Major.

Origin of Alioth

< Arabic < ?

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  • Alioth is very nearly opposite Shedir in Cassiopeia, and at an equal distance from the Pole.

    A Field Book of the Stars|William Tyler Olcott