Procyon

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

Definition of Procyon 

: the brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor

First Known Use of Procyon

1658, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Procyon

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

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