Alpha Canis Minoris


Alpha Canis Mi·​nor·​is -mī-ˈnȯr-əs How to pronounce Alpha Canis Minoris (audio)
: procyon

Word History


borrowed from New Latin, "Alpha of Canis Minor"

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alpha Canis Minoris was in 1860

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“Alpha Canis Minoris.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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