noun, genitive Le·o·nis Mi·no·ris [lee-oh-nis mahy-nawr-is, -nohr-] /liˈoʊ nɪs maɪˈnɔr ɪs, -ˈnoʊr-/.
Astronomy. the Little Lion, a northern constellation between Leo and Ursa Major.
Origin of Leo Minor
First recorded in 1790–1800
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a small faint constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Leo and Ursa Major
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