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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. supergiant star 650 light years from Earth; second brightest star in the sky;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Canopus \Ca*no"pus\, n. [L. Canopus, fr. Gr. ?, town of Egypt.] (Astron.) A star of the first magnitude in the southern constellation Argo. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Canopus n 1: supergiant star 650 light years from Earth; second brightest star in the sky