Definition of Centaurus in English:

Centaurus

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A large southern constellation (the Centaur). It lies in the Milky Way and contains the stars Alpha and Proxima Centauri.

    1. 1.1as genitive Centauri /sɛnˈtɔːri/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation:
      ‘the star Lambda Centauri’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Centaurus

/sɛnˈtɔːrəs/