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Boötes

[boh-oh-teez] /boʊˈoʊ tiz/
noun, genitive Boötis
[boh-oh-tis] /boʊˈoʊ tɪs/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Herdsman, a northern constellation between Ursa Major and Serpens, containing the bright star Arcturus.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Latin < Greek Boṓtēs literally, ox-driver
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Boötes

/bəʊˈəʊtiːz/
noun (Latin genitive) Boötis (bəʊˈəʊtɪs)
1.
a constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Ursa Major and containing the first magnitude star Arcturus
Word Origin
C17: via Latin from Greek: ploughman, from boōtein to plough, from bous ox
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Boötes
  (bō-ō'tēz)   
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Virgo and Corona Borealis. It contains the bright star Arcturus. Boötes (the Plowman or Herdsman) is one of the earliest recorded constellations.
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