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[foh-muh l-hawt, -muh-loh] /ˈfoʊ məlˌhɔt, -məˌloʊ/

noun, Astronomy.
a star of the first magnitude and the brightest star in the constellation Piscis Austrinus.
the brightest star in the constellation Piscis Austrinus, possessing a protoplanetary disc. Distance: 25 light years. Spectral type A3V

bright star in the constellation Piscis Austrinis, 1594, from Arabic Fum al Hut “the Fish’s Mouth,” which describes its position in the imaginary star-picture.


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