noun, genitive Au·ri·gae [aw-rahy-jee] /ɔˈraɪ dʒi/. Astronomy.
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Origin of Auriga
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Neither will you, for Auriga is very conspicuous, and almost straight overhead in the evening about Christmas time.The Star People|Gaylord Johnson
Capella is lo-cat-ed in the con-stell-a-tion which you call Auriga.Jubilation, U.S.A.|G. L. Vandenburg
But the splendid star Capella, in the constellation Auriga, may claim a moment's attention.Astronomy with an Opera-glass|Garrett Putman Serviss
Capella, a reddish star of the first magnitude in the northern constellation of Auriga.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia|Edited by Rev. James Wood
A northern constellation, and one of the old 48 asterisms; it is popularly known as the Waggoner: α Auriga, Capella.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth