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A giant and hunter who was changed into a constellation at his death.
A conspicuous constellation (the Hunter), said to represent a hunter holding a club and shield. It lies on the celestial equator and contains many bright stars, including Rigel, Betelgeuse, and a line of three that form Orion's belt.
- 2.1Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the multiple star Theta Orionis’
- 2.1Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
Via Latin from Greek.
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