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. 1.1as genitive Eridani /əˈridnˌē, -ˌī/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Phi Eridani’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Eridanus

/əˈridənəs/