Big Dipper

noun

Definition of Big Dipper 

: the seven principal stars in the constellation of Ursa Major

First Known Use of Big Dipper

1853, in the meaning defined above

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Big Dipper

noun

Kids Definition of Big Dipper

: a group of seven stars in the northern sky arranged in a form like a dipper with the two stars that form the side opposite the handle pointing to the North Star

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