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Bo·ö·tes

 (bō-ō′tēz)
n.
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Virgo and Canes Venatici, containing the bright star Arcturus. Boötes is one of the earliest recorded constellations.

[Latin Boōtēs, from Greek boōtēs, plowman, Boötes, from boōtein, to plow, from bous, ox; see gwou- in Indo-European roots.]

Boötes

(bəʊˈəʊtiːz)
n, Latin genitive Boötis (bəʊˈəʊtɪs)
(Astronomy) a constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Ursa Major and containing the first magnitude star Arcturus
[C17: via Latin from Greek: ploughman, from boōtein to plough, from bous ox]

Bo•ö•tes

(boʊˈoʊ tiz)

n. gen. -tis (-tis).
a northern constellation containing the star Arcturus; Herdsman.
[1650–60; < Latin < Greek Boṓtēs literally, ox-driver]

Bo·ö·tes

(bō-ō′tēz)
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Virgo and Corona Borealis. It contains the bright star Arcturus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Bootes - a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Ursa Major
Arcturus - the 4th brightest star and the brightest star in the constellation Bootes; 36 light-years from Earth
Translations
BjørnepassarenBjørnevokteren
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