DENEB

, an Arabic term, signifying tail; used by astronomers as a name to some of the fixed stars, but especially for the bright star in the Lion's tail.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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DEMETRIUS
DEMOCRITUS
DEMOIVRE (Abraham)
DEMONSTRATION
DENDROMETER
* DENEB
DENOMINATOR
DENSITY
DENTICLES
DEPARTURE
DEPTH