Definition of Canes Venatici in English:

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Canes Venatici

Pronunciation: /ˈkānēz vəˈnatəsē/ /-ˌsī/
Astronomy
1A small northern constellation (the Hunting Dogs), said to represent two dogs (Asterion and Chara) held on a leash by Boötes.
1.1 (as genitive Canum Venaticorumˈkānəm veˌnatiˈkôrəm) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Canum Venaticorum

Origin

Latin.

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Syllabification: Ca·nes Ve·nat·i·ci

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