Orion - definition, transcription

Amer.  |oˈraɪən|
Brit.  |əˈrʌɪən|

noun

- (Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was eventually slain by Artemis; was then placed in the sky as a constellation (syn: orion)
- a constellation on the equator to the east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel (syn: hunter, orion)

Examples

a star in the constellation of Orion

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