centaur: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sen'tôr), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- one of a race of monsters having the head, trunk, and arms of a man, and the body and legs of a horse.
- (cap.)the constellation Centaurus.
- a skillful horseman or horsewoman.
- (cap.)a U.S. upper stage, with a restartable liquid-propellant engine, used with an Atlas or Titan booster to launch satellites and probes.