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REGULUS (reguli)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Regulus mean? 

REGULUS (noun)
  The noun REGULUS has 2 senses:

1. the brightest star in Leo
2. a genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets

  Familiarity information: REGULUS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REGULUS (noun)


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Meaning:

The brightest star in Leo

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Instance hypernyms:

star ((astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior)

Holonyms ("Regulus" is a member of...):

Leo (a zodiacal constellation in northern hemisphere between Cancer and Virgo)


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Meaning:

A genus of birds of the family Sylviidae including kinglets

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

genus Regulus; Regulus

Hypernyms ("Regulus" is a kind of...):

bird genus (a genus of birds)

Meronyms (members of "Regulus"):

kinglet (small birds resembling warblers but having some of the habits of titmice)

Holonyms ("Regulus" is a member of...):

family Sylviidae; Sylviidae (in some classifications considered a subfamily (Sylviinae) of the family Muscicapidae: Old World (true) warblers; American kinglets and gnatcatchers)


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