Achernar Definition

A star in the constellation Eridanus that is one of the brightest stars in the sky and is 114 light years from Earth.
American Heritage
The brightest star in the constellation Eridanus: magnitude, 0.45
Webster's New World

Origin of Achernar

  • From Arabic ’aḫīr an-nahr the end of the river (referring to the star's position in the constellation Eridanus) ’aḫīr last, end ℵḫr in Semitic roots al- the nahr river nhr in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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