Orion Definition

ō-rīən, ə-rī-
A giant hunter, pursuer of the Pleiades and lover of Eos, killed by Artemis.
American Heritage
A hunter whom Diana loves but accidentally kills.
Webster's New World
An equatorial constellation between Taurus and Lepus, containing the bright stars Rigel and Betelgeuse.
Webster's New World

Origin of Orion

  • Middle English Orioun from Latin Ōrīōn from Greek

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

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