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Meaning of regulus

reg•u•lus

Pronunciation: (reg'yu-lus), [key]
— pl. -lus•es, -li
  1. (cap.)a first magnitude star in the constellation Leo.
    1. the metallic mass that forms beneath the slag at the bottom of the crucible or furnace in smelting ores.
    2. an impure intermediate product obtained in smelting ores.

Reg•u•lus

Pronunciation: (reg'yu-lus), [key]
  1. died 250?b.c.,Roman general.
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