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Canis Minor

Syllabification: Ca·nis Mi·nor
Astronomy

Definition of Canis Minor in English:

1A small constellation (the Little Dog), said to represent one of the dogs following Orion. It is close to the celestial equator and contains the bright star Procyon.
1.1 (as genitive Canis Minoris /mīˈnôris/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Canis Minoris

Origin

Latin.

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