noun, genitive Ca·num Ve·nat·i·co·rum [key-nuh m vuh-nat-i-kawr-uh m, -kohr-] /ˈkeɪ nəm vəˌnæt ɪˈkɔr əm, -ˈkoʊr-/. Astronomy.
the Hunting Dogs, a small northern constellation south of Ursa Major.
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Origin of Canes Venatici
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noun Latin genitive Canum Venaticorum (ˈkɑːnəm vɪˌnætɪˈkɔːrəm)
a small faint constellation in the N hemisphere near Ursa Major that contains the globular cluster M3 and the spiral whirlpool galaxy M51
Word Origin for Canes Venatici
Latin: hunting dogs
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