Procyon

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noun Pro·cy·on \ˈprō-sē-ˌän, ˈprä-, -ən\

Definition of Procyon

  1. :  the brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor

Origin and Etymology of procyon

Latin, from Greek Prokyōn, literally, fore-dog; from its rising before Sirius


First Known Use: 1658


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