Delphinus

[ del-fahy-nuh s ]
/ dɛlˈfaɪ nəs /
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noun, genitive Del·phi·ni [del-fahy-nahy] /dɛlˈfaɪ naɪ/. Astronomy.

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)

a small constellation in the N hemisphere, between Pegasus and Sagitta

Word Origin for Delphinus

C17: from Latin: dolphin

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