Gender Masculine
Usage Astronomy
Pronounced Pron. BEE-təl-jooz(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

The name of the star that marks the right shoulder of the constellation Orion. It is derived from Arabic يد الجوزا (yad al-Jawza) meaning "the hand of Jawza". جوزا (Jawza) meaning "central one" was the old Arabic name for the constellation Orion (also for Gemini).

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Entry updated May 29, 2020