Definition of Rigel in English:

Rigel

proper noun

Astronomy
  • The seventh-brightest star in the sky, and the brightest in the constellation Orion. It is a blue supergiant nearly sixty thousand times as luminous as our sun.

Origin

From Arabic rijl ‘foot (of Orion)’.

Pronunciation

Rigel

/ˈrʌɪɡ(ə)l//ˈrʌɪdʒəl/