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See Sirius.

[Greek Sōthis, from Egyptian spdt.]


(Astronomy) another name for Sirius
[Greek; see Sothic]


(ˈsoʊ θɪs)

the name for the star Sirius, the Dog Star, given by the ancient Egyptians.
[< Greek Sṓthis < Egyptian spdt]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Sothis - the brightest star in the skySothis - the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
Canis Major, Great Dog - a constellation to the southeast of Orion; contains Sirius
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