Vulpecula

Vulpecula

[vuhl-pek-yuh-luh]
noun, genitive Vulpeculae [vuhl-pek-yuh-lee] . Astronomy.
the Little Fox, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Aquila.

Origin:
1865–70; < Latin vulpēcula, equivalent to vulpē(s) fox + -cula -cule1

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Vulpecula (vʌlˈpɛkjʊlə)
 
n , Latin genitive Vulpeculae
a faint constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Cygnus and Aquila
 
[C19: from Latin: a little fox, from vulpēs a fox]

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