orion


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Orion \O*ri"on\ ([-o]*r[imac]"[o^]n), n. [L., fr. Gr. 'Wri`wn,
   orig., a celebrated hunter in the oldest Greek mythology,
   after whom this constellation was named.] (Astron.)
   A large and bright constellation on the equator, between the
   stars Aldebaran and Sirius. It contains a remarkable nebula
   visible to the naked eye.
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         The flaming glories of Orion's belt.     --E. Everett.
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