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Sagitta

[suh-jit-uh] /səˈdʒɪt ə/
noun, genitive Sagittae
[suh-jit-ee] /səˈdʒɪt i/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Arrow, a northern constellation between Aquila and Cygnus.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705; < Latin: arrow
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Sagitta

/səˈɡɪtə/
noun (Latin genitive) Sagittae (səˈɡɪtiː)
1.
a small constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Cygnus and Aquila and crossed by the Milky Way
Word Origin
C16: from Latin, literally: an arrow
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