Little Dipper

noun

Definition of Little Dipper

: the seven principal stars in Ursa Minor

First Known Use of Little Dipper

1842, in the meaning defined above

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“Little Dipper.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Little%20Dipper. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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Little Dipper

noun

Kids Definition of Little Dipper

: a group of seven stars in the northern sky arranged in a form like a dipper with the North Star forming the tip of the handle

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