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Canopus

Canopus

noun Ca·no·pus \kə-ˈnō-pəs\

Definition of CANOPUS

:  a star of the first magnitude in the constellation Carina not visible north of 37° latitude

Origin of CANOPUS

Latin, from Greek Kanōpos
First Known Use: 1555

Canopus

geographical name Ca·no·pus \kə-ˈnō-pəs\

Definition of CANOPUS

ancient city N Egypt E of Alexandria at modern Abu Qir
Ca·no·pic \kə-ˈnō-pik, -ˈnä-\ adjective

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