noun, genitive Monocerotis [muh-nos-uh-roh-tis] . Astronomy.
the Unicorn, a constellation south of Gemini and east of Orion. Unabridged
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Monoceros (məˈnɒsərəs)
n , Latin genitive Monocerotis
a faint constellation on the celestial equator crossed by the Milky Way and lying close to Orion and Canis Major
[C14: via Old French from Latin: unicorn, from Greek monokeros with a single horn, from mono- + keras horn]

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c.1300, "the unicorn," from O.Fr., from L., from Gk. monokeros, from mono- "single" (see mono-) + keras "horn."
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