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1A long straggling southern constellation (the River), said to represent the river into which Phaethon fell when struck by Zeus' thunderbolt.
- 1.1as genitive Eridani /ɛˈrɪdəniː/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Eridanus constellation.‘the star Phi Eridani’
- 1.1as genitive Eridani /ɛˈrɪdəniː/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Eridanus constellation.
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