Canicula


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Canicula

(kəˈnɪkjʊlə)
n
(Celestial Objects) another name for Sirius
[Latin, literally: little dog, from canis dog]
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Noun1.Canicula - the brightest star in the skyCanicula - the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
Canis Major, Great Dog - a constellation to the southeast of Orion; contains Sirius
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