Orion definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology A giant hunter, pursuer regarding the Pleiades and lover of Eos, killed by Artemis.
    • A constellation in the celestial equator near Gemini and Taurus, containing the stars Betelgeuse and Rigel.
    • a big and bright constellation regarding equator, amongst the performers Aldebaran and Sirius. It has a remarkable nebula noticeable to the naked eye.
    • A constellation operating out of the southern hemisphere according to the ecliptic, but the equinoctial crosses it almost at the center.
    • In entomology, a genus of cerambycid beetles, with two South American types, established by Guérin in 1843.
    • a constellation on equator toward east of Taurus; contains Betelgeuse and Rigel
    • (Greek mythology) a giant Boeotian hunter who pursued the Pleiades and was ultimately slain by Artemis; ended up being put in the sky as a constellation
  • proper-noun:
    • A giant-hunter, pursuer of the Pleiades and enthusiast of Eos, and killed by Artemis.
    • A constellation in the celestial equator near to Gemini and Taurus, containing the performers Betelgeuse and Rigel.
    • A male provided name of contemporary usage.

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