Dog Star


noun

the bright star Sirius, in Canis Major.
the bright star Procyon, in Canis Minor.

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Origin of Dog Star

First recorded in 1570–80
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British Dictionary definitions for Dog Star

Dog Star

noun

the Dog Star another name for Sirius
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