- (star) A blue supergiant star in the constellation Orion; Beta (Î²) Orionis. The seventh brightest star in the night sky.
Etymology: A corruption of (ARchar, Ù) (rijl) "foot, leg", in the Arabic name (ARchar, ÙÙ Ù) (ar-rijl al-jabbÄr) "the foot of the great one".
- French: Rigel
- German: Rigel
- Spanish: Rigel
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