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Equuleus

[ih-kwoo-lee-uh s]
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noun, genitive E·quu·le·i [ih-kwoo-lee-ahy] /ɪˈkwu liˌaɪ/. Astronomy.
  1. the Little Horse, a small northern constellation between Delphinus and Aquarius.
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  • To the right of Equuleus, towards the west-south-west is the constellation Delphinus.

    Half-hours with the Telescope

    Richard A. Proctor


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Equuleus

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

from Latin: a young horse, from equus horse
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