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Vulpecula

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

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

noun Latin genitive Vulpeculae (vʌlˈpɛkjʊˌliː)
a faint constellation in the N hemisphere lying between Cygnus and Aquila

Word Origin for Vulpecula

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