Auriga [ aw- rahy-g uh ] SHOW IPA / ɔˈraɪ gə / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun, genitive Au·ri·gae [aw- rahy-jee]. /ɔˈraɪ dʒi/. Astronomy. the Charioteer, a northern constellation between Perseus and Gemini, containing the bright star Capella.
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Origin of Auriga
1400–50; late Middle English <Latin: charioteer
Words nearby Auriga auriculotemporal nerve
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How to use Auriga in a sentence
Capella is lo-cat-ed in the con-stell-a-tion which you call
And so at other times in actis and Verba m'ri Alani de
But the splendid star Capella, in the constellation
Auriga, may claim a moment's attention.
It is common to the left horn of Taurus and the right foot of
Auriga, who is represented standing just above. British Dictionary definitions for Auriga noun Latin genitive Aurigae ( ɔːˈraɪdʒiː) a conspicuous constellation in the N hemisphere between the Great Bear and Orion, at the edge of the Milky Way. It contains the first magnitude star Capella and the supergiant eclipsing binary star Epsilon Aurigae Word Origin for Auriga
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Scientific definitions for Auriga A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Gemini and Perseus. Auriga (the Charioteer) contains the bright star Capella.
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