Etymology: From (term, Canopus, CanÅpus, lang=la) < Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , , Kanopos, lang=grc)
- (star) A yellowish-white supergiant star in the constellation Carina; Alpha (Î±) Carinae. It is the second brightest star in the night sky.
- (greekmyth) The pilot of King Menelaus's ship in the Iliad.
- An ancient city in northern Egypt, known for extravagance.
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