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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dog  Star  \Dog"  Star`\ 
  Sirius,  a  star  of  the  constellation  Canis  Major,  or  the 
  Greater  Dog,  and  the  brightest  star  in  the  heavens;  --  called 
  also  {Canicula},  and  in  astronomical  charts,  {[alpha]  Canis 
  Majoris}.  See  {Dog  days}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Canicula 
  n  :  the  brightest  star  in  the  sky;  in  Canis  Major  [syn:  {Sirius}, 
  {Dog  Star},  {Canicula},  {Sothis}] 




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