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Monoceros

[muh-nos-er-uh s] /məˈnɒs ər əs/
noun, genitive Monocerotis
[muh-nos-uh-roh-tis] /məˌnɒs əˈroʊ tɪs/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Unicorn, a constellation south of Gemini and east of Orion.
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Monoceros

/məˈnɒsərəs/
noun (Latin genitive) Monocerotis (məˌnɒsəˈrəʊtɪs)
1.
a faint constellation on the celestial equator crossed by the Milky Way and lying close to Orion and Canis Major
Word Origin
C14: via Old French from Latin: unicorn, from Greek monokeros with a single horn, from mono- + keras horn
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Word Origin and History for Monoceros
monoceros
c.1300, "the unicorn," from O.Fr., from L., from Gk. monokeros, from mono- "single" (see mono-) + keras "horn."
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