Šamšir-e Šekârgar, ~ Oryon
Fr.: Epée d'Orion
An astronomical → asterism in the constellation → Orion forming an almost vertical line beneath → Orion's Belt. From north to south, the most prominent objects in the Sword are the cluster NGC 1981, the star → 42 Orionis, the famous → Orion Nebula, and the Sword's brightest star → Iota Orionis (→ Hatsya). None of these objects is particularly bright in itself, but their proximity to one another and the nebulosity across much of this region makes the Sword stand out clearly in the night sky.
Fr.: mot de passe
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1) A weapon having various forms but consisting typically of a long,
straight or slightly curved blade, sharp-edged on one or both
sides, with one end pointed and the other fixed in a hilt or
M.E.; O.E. sweord; cognate with Du. zwaard, Ger. Schwert, Sw. svärd.
Šamšir, Mid.Pers. šamšêr / šamšyl, Parthian safsêr; cf. Gk. sampsera denoting a "foreign sword." The E. scimitar derives ultimately from šamšir through M.Fr. cimeterre or directly from It. scimitarra, possibly from an unknown Ottoman Turkish word, borrowed from Pers.