Definition of Praesepe in English:

Praesepe

Syllabification: Prae·se·pe
Pronunciation: /prīˈsēpē
 
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Astronomy
  • A large open cluster of stars in the constellation Cancer; the Beehive.

Origin

Latin, literally 'manger, hive'.

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