Delphinus

Delphinus

[del-fahy-nuhs]
noun, genitive Delphini [del-fahy-nahy] . Astronomy.
the Dolphin, a northern constellation between Aquila and Pegasus.

Origin:
< Latin delphīnus dolphin < Greek delphī́s dolphin, stem delphīn-

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Delphinus (dɛlˈfaɪnəs)
 
n , Latin genitive Delphini
a small constellation in the N hemisphere, between Pegasus and Sagitta
 
[C17: from Latin: dolphin]

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