شیردم، ذنب الاسد
Širdom, Zanab-ol-asad (#)
The second brightest star, of magnitude V = 2.14, in the constellation
→ Leo. A → main sequence star of
→ spectral type A3 V.
Denebola, from Ar. dhanab al-asad (ذنب الاسد) "tail of the lion,"
referring to the lion in Gk. mythology.
Širdom "tail of the lion," from šir "lion" → Leo
+ dom "tail," → comet. Zanab-ol-asad from Ar., as above.