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Delphinus

[ del-fahy-nuhs ]
/ 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.
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Origin of Delphinus

<Latin delphīnus dolphin <Greek delphī́sdolphin, stem delphīn-
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British Dictionary definitions for Delphinus

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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