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Sagitta

Syllabification: Sa·git·ta
Pronunciation: /səˈjidə
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Sagitta in English:

1A small northern constellation (the Arrow), lying in the Milky Way north of Aquila.
1.1 (as genitive Sagittae /səˈjitē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Sagittae

Origin

Latin.

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