Definition of Camelopardalis in English:

Camelopardalis

Line breaks: Cam¦elo|par¦da¦lis
Pronunciation: /kəˌmɛlə(ʊ)ˈpɑːd(ə)lɪs
 
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Astronomy
  • 1A large but inconspicuous northern constellation (the Giraffe), between the Pole Star and Perseus.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Camelopardalis /kəmɛləˈpɑːd(ə)lɪs/) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Alpha Camelopardalis

Origin

via Latin from Greek kamēlopardalis (see camelopard).

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