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Delphinus

[del-fahy-nuh s] /dɛlˈfaɪ nəs/
noun, genitive Delphini
[del-fahy-nahy] /dɛlˈfaɪ naɪ/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy.
1.
the Dolphin, a northern constellation between Aquila and Pegasus.
Origin of Delphinus
< Latin delphīnus dolphin < Greek delphī́s dolphin, stem delphīn-
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Delphinus

/dɛlˈfaɪnəs/
noun (Latin genitive) Delphini (dɛlˈfaɪnaɪ)
1.
a small constellation in the N hemisphere, between Pegasus and Sagitta
Word Origin
C17: from Latin: dolphin
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