Definition of Polaris in English:

Polaris

proper noun

  • 1Astronomy
    The Pole Star.

  • 2A type of submarine-launched ballistic missile designed to carry nuclear warheads, formerly in service with the US and British navies.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from medieval Latin polaris heavenly, from Latin polus end of an axis.

Pronunciation:

Polaris

/pəˈlɑːrɪs/