Rigil Kent


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Rigil Kent

(ˈraɪdʒɪl ˈkɛnt)
n
(Celestial Objects) astronomy the star Alpha Centauri. Often shortened to: Rigil
[from Rigil Kentaurus, from Arabic al Rigil al Kentaurus the Centaur's foot]
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Noun1.Rigil Kent - brightest star in Centaurus; second nearest star to the sun
Centaurus, Centaur - a conspicuous constellation in the southern hemisphere near the Southern Cross