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proper noun 
  1. (star) A yellowish-white supergiant star in the constellation Carina; Alpha (α) Carinae. It is the second brightest star in the night sky.
  2. (greekmyth) The pilot of King Menelaus's ship in the Iliad.
  3. An ancient city in northern Egypt, known for extravagance.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: Canopo
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, Menelaus' pilot)
Etymology: From (term, Canopus, CanÅpus, lang=la) < Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , , Kanopos, lang=grc)


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