Definition of Sagitta in English:

Share this entry

Sagitta

Pronunciation: /səˈjidə/
Astronomy
1A small northern constellation (the Arrow), lying in the Milky Way north of Aquila.
1.1 (as genitive Sagittaesəˈjitē) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Sagittae

Origin

Latin.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Sa·git·ta

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.