Share this entry

Share this page

Auriga

Syllabification: Au·ri·ga
Pronunciation: /ôˈrīɡə
 
/
Astronomy

Definition of Auriga in English:

1A large northern constellation (the Charioteer), said to represent a man holding a whip.
1.1 (as genitive Aurigae /ôˈrījē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate stars: the star Theta Aurigae

Origin

Latin.

Definition of Auriga in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day ingratiate
Pronunciation: inˈɡrāSHēˌāt
verb
bring oneself into favor with someone through flattery…