Definition of Canis Minor in English:

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Canis Minor

Astronomy
1A small constellation (the Little Dog), said to represent one of the dogs following Orion. It is close to the celestial equator and contains the bright star Procyon.
1.1 (as genitive Canis Minorismīˈnôris) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Canis Minoris

Origin

Latin.

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Syllabification: Ca·nis Mi·nor

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