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Betelgwayzay noun

Betelgeuse (aka α Orionis), red supergiant and 10ᵗʰ brightest star in the sky

Origin

Cherished mispronunciation

Collected by

Aoife – 2000s
Aoife Healiff (Healy) – spouse of Joy

Notes

Trivium: If Betelgeuse were at the center of our Solar System, its surface would lie beyond the asteroid belt and engulf the orbits of all the inner planets. It will explode tomorrow. Or in a million years. Or up to 430 years ago.

Submitted: 09/03/2022 by Mark

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