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Au·ri·ga

 (ô-rī′gə)
n.
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Lynx and Perseus that contains the bright star Capella, which is 42 light years from Earth. Also called Charioteer.

[Latin aurīga, charioteer, Auriga; see ōs- in Indo-European roots.]
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Auriga

(ɔːˈraɪɡə)
n, Latin genitive Aurigae (ɔːˈraɪdʒiː)
(Astronomy) a conspicuous constellation in the N hemisphere between the Great Bear and Orion, at the edge of the Milky Way. It contains the first magnitude star Capella and the supergiant eclipsing binary star Epsilon Aurigae
[Latin: charioteer]
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Au•ri•ga

(ɔˈraɪ gə)

n. gen. -gae (-jē).
the Charioteer, a northern constellation between Perseus and Gemini, containing the bright star Capella.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin: charioteer]
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Au·ri·ga

(ô-rī′gə)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Gemini and Perseus. It contains the bright star Capella.
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Noun1.Auriga - a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphereAuriga - a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way
Capella - the brightest star in Auriga
Epsilon Aurigae - the largest known star
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