A star in the Big Dipper, in the constellation Ursa Major, approximately 82 light years from Earth.
[Short for Arabic maġriz aḏ-ḏanab ad-dubb al-'akbar, the root of the tail of the greater bear, from maġriz, root, from ġaraza, to prick, insert; see ġrz in the Appendix of Semitic roots.]
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