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Equuleus

Syllabification: E·quu·le·us
Pronunciation: /ēˈkwo͝olēəs
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Equuleus in English:

1A small northern constellation (the Foal or Little Horse), perhaps representing the brother of Pegasus. It has no bright stars.
1.1 (as genitive Equulei /ēˈkwo͝olēˌī/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Delta Equulei

Origin

Latin.

Words that rhyme with Equuleus

coleusJuliusnucleus

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