Arcturus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Arctūrus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑɹkˈtjʊəɹəs/

Proper noun[edit]

Arcturus

  1. (astronomy) A bright yellow-orange star in the constellation Boötes; Alpha (α) Boötis. It is the fourth-brightest star in the night sky.
    • 2008, BioWare, Mass Effect, Redwood City: Electronic Arts, →ISBN, OCLC 246633669, PC, scene: Stations: Arcturus Station Codex entry:
      When humanity activated the Charon Mass Relay in 2149, it led to Arcturus, 36 light years from Sol, Earth's sun. Arcturus is the third brightest star seen from Earth. It is an ancient red giant from the generation born before Sol.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀρκτοῦρος (Arktoûros), from ἄρκτος (árktos, bear) +‎ οὖρος (oûros, guard).

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Proper noun[edit]

Arctūrus m (genitive Arctūrī); second declension

  1. the star Arcturus
  2. the constellation Boötes
    Synonym: Bootes

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Arctūrus Arctūrī
Genitive Arctūrī Arctūrōrum
Dative Arctūrō Arctūrīs
Accusative Arctūrum Arctūrōs
Ablative Arctūrō Arctūrīs
Vocative Arctūre Arctūrī

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Proper noun[edit]

Arcturus m

  1. Alternative form of Arturo