Canicula

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See also: canicula and caniculă

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin canicula (little dog).

Proper noun[edit]

Canicula

  1. (uranography) An alternative name of the star Alpha Canis Majoris (α CMa), Sirius.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A diminutive of canis (dog). (canis + -cula)

Proper noun[edit]

Canīcula f (genitive Canīculae); first declension

  1. (uranography) An alternative name of the star Alpha Canis Majoris (α CMa), Sirius.
  2. (uranography) An alternative name of the constellation Canis major.