Definition of Eridanus in English:

Eridanus

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A long straggling southern constellation (the River), said to represent the river into which Phaethon fell when struck by Zeus' thunderbolt.

    1. 1.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the Eridanus constellation.
      ‘the star Phi Eridani’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Eridanus

/ɛˈrɪdənəs/