Definition of Canes Venatici in English:

Canes Venatici

Line breaks: Canes Ve¦nat|ici
Pronunciation: /ˌkeɪniːz vɪˈnatɪsʌɪ
 
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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 Venaticorum /ˌkɑːnʊm vɪˌnatɪˈkɔːrʊm/) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Canum Venaticorum

Origin

Latin.

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