Procyon

[n] - the brightest star in Canis Minor 2. [n] - type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons
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Procyon

Pro'cy·on noun [ Latin , a constellation which rises before the Dog Star, Greek ...; ... before + ... a dog. ] 1. (Astron.) A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Canis Minor , or the Little Dog. 2. (Zoology) A genus of mammals including the raccoon.
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procyon

1. <astronomy> A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Canis Minor, or the Little Dog. ... 2. <zoology> A genus of mammals including the raccoon. ... Origin: L, a constellation which rises before the Dog Star, Gr.; before + a dog. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Procyon

genus Procyon noun the type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons
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Procyon

noun the brightest star in Canis Minor
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Procyon

• (n.) A genus of mammals including the raccoon. • (n.) A star of the first magnitude in the constellation Canis Minor, or the Little Dog.
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Procyon

brightest star in the northern constellation Canis Minor (Lesser Dog) and one of the brightest in the entire sky, with an apparent visual magnitude ... [3 related articles]
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procyon

  1. the brightest star in Canis Minor
  2. type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons

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Procyon

(Alpha Canis Minoris ) Procyon Credit: Daniel Perlman, Berkeley The brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor, the eighth brightest star in the sky, and the easternmost star of the Winter Triangle. Its Greek name means “before the dog,” since in north...
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Procyon

Procyon (prō'sēon") , brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor; Bayer designation α Canis Minoris; 1992 position R.A. 7h38.9m, Dec.+5°15'. A yellow-white star of spectral class F5 IV-V, it is one of the nearer bright stars, lying about 11.5 light-years away. ...
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Procyon

Brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor and the eighth-brightest star in the night sky. Procyon is a white star 11.4 light years from the Sun, with a mass 1.7 times that of the Sun. It has a white dwarf companion that orbits it every 40 years. The name, derived from Greek, means `before the dog`, and reflects the fact that in ...
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Procyon

[genus] Procyon lotor Procyon pygmaeus Procyon is a genus of nocturnal mammals, comprising three species commonly known as raccoons, in the family Procyonidae. The most familiar species, the common raccoon (P. lotor), is often known simply as `the` raccoon, as the two other raccoon species in the genus are native only to the tropics and les
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Procyon

Procyon (α CMi, α Canis Minoris, Alpha Canis Minoris; Br. pronunciation n) is the brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor. To the naked eye, it appears to be a single star, the eighth brightest in the night sky with a visual apparent magnitude of 0.34. It is actually a binary star system, consisting of a white main-sequence star of spect
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