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Boötes

Pronunciation: /bōˈōtēz/
Astronomy
1A northern constellation (the Herdsman), said to represent a man holding the leash of two dogs (Canes Venatici) while driving a bear (Ursa Major). It contains the bright star Arcturus.
1.1 (as genitive Boötisbōˈōtis) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate stars: the star Gamma Boötis

Origin

Greek.

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Syllabification: Bo·ö·tes

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