Camelopardalis

noun

Ca·​mel·​o·​par·​da·​lis kə-ˌme-lə-ˈpär-də-ləs How to pronounce Camelopardalis (audio)
: a northern constellation between Cassiopeia and Ursa Major

Examples of Camelopardalis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An artist's concept of Z Camelopardalis (Z Cam), a stellar system similar to SS Cygni. Bill Andrews, Discover Magazine, 24 May 2013

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Word History

Etymology

Latin (genitive Camelopardalis), camelopard

First Known Use

1836, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Camelopardalis was in 1836

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“Camelopardalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Camelopardalis. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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Camelopardalis

noun
Ca·​mel·​o·​par·​da·​lis kə-ˌmel-ə-ˈpärd-ᵊl-əs How to pronounce Camelopardalis (audio)
: a northern group of stars between Cassiopeia and Ursa Major

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