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Orion

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Etymology

Middle English Orioun, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] Ōrīōn, from Ancient Greek Ὠρίων.

Proper noun

Singular
Orion

Plural
-

Orion

  1. (Greek mythology) A giant-hunter, pursuer of the Pleiades and lover of Eos, and killed by Artemis.
  2. (astronomy) A constellation on the celestial equator close to Gemini and Taurus, containing the stars Betelgeuse and Rigel.

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Finnish

Proper noun

Orion (stem Orion-*)

  1. (Greek mythology) Orion.
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Orion.

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek Ώρίων (Ōriōn)

Proper noun

Ōrīōn (genitive Ōrīōnis); m, third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Orion.
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Orion.

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