Sagitta

[ suh-jit-uh ]

noun,genitive Sa·git·tae [suh-jit-ee]. /səˈdʒɪt i/. Astronomy.
  1. the Arrow, a northern constellation between Aquila and Cygnus.

Origin of Sagitta

1
1695–1705; <Latin: arrow

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Sagitta

/ (səˈɡɪtə) /


nounLatin genitive Sagittae (səˈɡɪtiː)
  1. a small constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Cygnus and Aquila and crossed by the Milky Way

Origin of Sagitta

1
C16: from Latin, literally: an arrow

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