Canicula

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See also: canicula, canícula, and caniculă

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Canīcula (Sirius; Canis Major), from canīcula (puppy), from canis (dog) + -ula (forming diminutives).

Proper noun[edit]

Canicula

  1. (historical astronomy) Synonym of Sirius, particularly in Latin contexts.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From canīcula (puppy), from canis (dog) + -ula (forming diminutives)

Proper noun[edit]

Canīcula f (genitive Canīculae); first declension

  1. (historical astronomy) Synonym of Sirius.
  2. (historical astronomy) Synonym of Canis Majoris.

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