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Equuleus

[ ih-kwoo-lee-uhs ]
/ ɪˈkwu li əs /
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noun, genitive E·quu·le·i [ih-kwoo-lee-ahy]. /ɪˈkwu liˌaɪ/. Astronomy.
the Little Horse, a small northern constellation between Delphinus and Aquarius.
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How to use Equuleus in a sentence

  • The small constellation Equuleus contains a surprisingly large number of interesting objects.

  • To the right of Equuleus, towards the west-south-west is the constellation Delphinus.

  • Immediately below Equuleus are the stars α1 and α^272 Capricorni, seen as a naked-eye double to the right of and above β.

  • Towards the right of ε Pegasi and lower down are seen the three fourth-magnitude stars which mark the constellation Equuleus.

British Dictionary definitions for Equuleus

Equuleus
/ (ɛˈkwʊlɪəs) /

noun Latin genitive Equulei (ɛˈkwʊlɪˌaɪ)
a small faint constellation in the N hemisphere between Pegasus and Aquarius

Word Origin for Equuleus

from Latin: a young horse, from equus horse
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