[ muh-nos-er-uhs ]

noun,genitive Mo·noc·er·o·tis [muh-nos-uh-roh-tis]. /məˌnɒs əˈroʊ tɪs/. Astronomy.
  1. the Unicorn, a constellation south of Gemini and east of Orion.

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/ (məˈnɒsərəs) /

nounLatin genitive Monocerotis (məˌnɒsəˈrəʊtɪs)
  1. a faint constellation on the celestial equator crossed by the Milky Way and lying close to Orion and Canis Major

Origin of Monoceros

C14: via Old French from Latin: unicorn, from Greek monokeros with a single horn, from mono- + keras horn

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