Denebola


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De·neb·o·la

 (də-nĕb′ə-lə)
n.
A star in the constellation Leo, approximately 43 light years from Earth.

[From shortening of Arabic ḏanab al-'asad, tail of the lion : ḏanab, tail; see ḏnb in Semitic roots + al-, the + 'asad, lion; see ʔšd in Semitic roots.]
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Denebola

(dɪˈnɛbələ)
n
(Celestial Objects) the second brightest star in the constellation Leo. Visual magnitude: 2.14; spectral type: A3V
[from Arabic dhanab al-(asad) tail of the (lion)]
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Noun1.Denebola - a star in Leo approximately 43 light years from Earth
Leo - a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo
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