a native or inhabitant of the constellation Centaurus or of a star system within it, esp. Alpha Centauri; cf. Alpha Centaurian n.
The other Centaurian had come hurrying over now to aid its mate.
When Moon Turned Green in Astounding Stories May 253/2
A pulsing arc of purple light grew in the middle of the room and forth from it stepped a green-bearded Centaurian.
Rocket to Morgue 16
No Centaurian aboard doubted the wisdom…of the decision to retreat before it was too late.
in Fantastic Universe Mar. 83/2
The Centaurians don’t let us in on their technology.
Journey towards Forever xxxv. 234
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