multiple star

Definitions of multiple star
1

n a system of three or more stars associated by gravity

Examples:
Alpha Geminorum
a multiple star with 6 components; second brightest in Gemini; close to Pollux
Types:
Trapezium
a multiple star in the constellation of Orion
Type of:
star
(astronomy) a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy derived from thermonuclear reactions in the interior

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