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Vulpecula

Syllabification: Vul·pec·u·la
Pronunciation: /ˌvəlˈpekyələ
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Vulpecula in English:

1.1 (as genitive Vulpeculae /ˌvəlˈpekyəlē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Alpha Vulpeculae

Origin

Latin, diminutive of vulpes 'fox'.

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