Little Dipper


: the seven principal stars in Ursa Minor

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Little Dipper was in 1842

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“Little Dipper.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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Little Dipper

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