Al*deb"a*ran (#), n. [Ar. al-debaran, fr. dabar to follow; so called because this star follows upon the Pleiades.] Astron.

A red star of the first magnitude, situated in the eye of Taurus; the Bull's Eye. It is the bright star in the group called the Hyades.

Now when Aldebaran was mounted high Above the shiny Cassiopeia's chair. Spenser.


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