Ἀρκτοῦρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ᾰ̓́ρκτος ‎(árktos, bear) +‎ οὖρος ‎(oûros, guard), in reference to its proximity to Ursa Major and Ursa Minor (the bear constellations).

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Proper noun[edit]

Ᾰ̓ρκτοῦρος ‎(Arktoûrosm ‎(genitive Ᾰ̓ρκτούρου); second declension

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  1. Arcturus, a bright star in the Boötes constellation.
  2. The time of Arcturus' rising (mid September).

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