Definition of centaurian in English:

centaurian

(also centaurean)

adjective

  • 1Of or relating to a centaur or centaurs; characteristic or reminiscent of a centaur.

  • 2Chiefly Science Fiction. With capital initial. Of or relating to the constellation Centaurus or one of its star systems, especially Alpha Centauri, or its (imagined) inhabitants.

noun

  • With capital initial. An (imagined) inhabitant of the constellation Centaurus or of a star system within it, especially Alpha Centauri.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Waterhouse.

Pronunciation

centaurian

/sɛnˈtɔːrɪən/