[ ih-kwoo-lee-uh s ]
/ ɪˈkwu li əs /
noun, genitive E·quu·le·i [ih-kwoo-lee-ahy] /ɪˈkwu liˌaɪ/. Astronomy.
the Little Horse, a small northern constellation between Delphinus and Aquarius.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
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Example sentences from the Web for equuleus
To the right of Equuleus, towards the west-south-west is the constellation Delphinus.Half-hours with the Telescope|Richard A. Proctor
British Dictionary definitions for 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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