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 and Etymology of canopus

Latin, from Greek Kanōpos


Canopus

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

Definition of Canopus

ancient city of northern Egypt east of Alexandria at modern Abu Qir

Canopic

play \kə-ˈnō-pik, -ˈnä-\ adjective

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