Dog Star

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Dog Star

n.
1. See Sirius.
2. See Procyon.

[The brightest star in the constellation Canis Major, the Big Dog.]

Dog Star

n
(Astronomy) the Dog Star another name for Sirius

Dog′ Star`


n.
1. the bright star Sirius in Canis Major.
2. the bright star Procyon in Canis Minor.
[1570–80]

Dog Star

- Named for its appearing to follow at the heels of Orion the hunter.
See also related terms for heels.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Dog Star - the brightest star in the skyDog Star - the brightest star in the sky; in Canis Major
Canis Major, Great Dog - a constellation to the southeast of Orion; contains Sirius
Translations
天狼星
CaniculaSirius
Hundestjernen
HundstjärnanSirius
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