Proxima Centauri

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin proximus (nearest, next) and centaurī (of the constellation Centaurus).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɒk.sɪ.mə sɛnˈtɔː.ɹi/, /ˈpɹɒk.sɪ.mə sɛnˈtaʊə.ɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈpɹɑk.sɪ.mə sɛnˈtɔ.ɹi/, /ˈpɹɑk.sɪ.mə sɛnˈtaʊ.ɹi/

Proper nounEdit

Proxima Centauri

  1. (astronomy) A red dwarf star, part of the Alpha Centauri system and the nearest star to Earth's solar system.

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