Definition of Boötes in English:

Boötes

Line breaks: Bo¦ötes
Pronunciation: /bəʊˈəʊtiːz
 
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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 Boötis /bəʊˈəʊtɪs/) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Gamma Boötis

Origin

Greek.

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