Vulpecula

[ vuhl-pek-yuh-luh ]

noun,genitive Vul·pec·u·lae [vuhl-pek-yuh-lee]. /vʌlˈpɛk yəˌli/. Astronomy.
  1. the Little Fox, a northern constellation between Cygnus and Aquila.

Origin of Vulpecula

1
1865–70; <Latin vulpēcula, equivalent to vulpē(s) fox + -cula-cule1

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Vulpecula

/ (vʌlˈpɛkjʊlə) /


nounLatin genitive Vulpeculae (vʌlˈpɛkjʊˌliː)
  1. a faint constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Cygnus and Aquila

Origin of Vulpecula

1
C19: from Latin: a little fox, from vulpēs a fox

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