canicular

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Related to canicularly: canicular days

ca·nic·u·lar

 (kə-nĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Sirius or Procyon, two stars in the constellation Canis Major.
2. Of or relating to the dog days.

[Late Latin canīculāris, of Sirius, from Latin Canīcula, Sirius, diminutive of canis, dog; see kwon- in Indo-European roots.]

canicular

(kəˈnɪkjʊlə)
adj
(Astronomy) of or relating to the star Sirius or its rising

ca•nic•u•lar

(kəˈnɪk yə lər)

adj.
pertaining to the Dog Star or its rising.
[Middle English, late Old English < Late Latin canīculāris of Sirius]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.canicular - of or relating to the dog days of summer; "the canicular heat of the Deep South"
2.canicular - relating to or especially immediately preceding or following the heliacal rising of Canicula (the Dog Star); "canicular days"
Translations

canicular

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canicular days
plHundstage pl
canicular heat
nHundstagshitze f
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Spread of chlamydia can then be mediated canicularly along adjacent epithelia through the movement of elementary bodies via the apical surface of mucosal epithelia and also in joints.