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proper noun 
  1. (star) A star in the constellation of Ursa Major, the east-most star of the Plough
Etymology: From (ARchar, ÙÙ ÙÙ ÙÙ) (al-qÄ"id al-banÄt an-na"sh) "the leader of the girls at the bier", from (ARchar, Ù) "leader" + (ARchar, Ù) plural of (ARchar, Ù) "girl" + (ARchar, Ù) "bier". With reference to the mourners at the funeral of Calypso (who became the Great Bear).


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