Canis Major

Ca·nis Ma·jor

noun \ˌkā-nəs-ˈmā-jər, ˌka-\

Definition of CANIS MAJOR

:  a constellation to the southeast of Orion containing Sirius


Latin (genitive Canis Majoris), literally, greater dog
First Known Use: 14th century

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