Definition of Dog Star in English:

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Dog Star

Pronunciation: /ˈdôɡ ˌstär/
The star Sirius.

Origin

Translating Greek kuon or Latin canicula 'small dog', both names of the star; so named as it appears to follow at the heels of Orion (the hunter).

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Syllabification: Dog Star

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