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canicular


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Canicular  \Ca*nic"u*lar\,  a.  [L.  canicularis  cf  F. 
  caniculaire.] 
  Pertaining  to  or  measured,  by  the  rising  of  the  Dog  Star. 
 
  {Canicular  days},  the  dog  days,  See  {Dog  days}. 
 
  {Canicular  year},  the  Egyptian  year,  computed  from  one 
  heliacal  rising  of  the  Dog  Star  to  another. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  canicular 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  the  dog  days  of  summer;  "the  canicular 
  heat  of  the  Deep  South" 
  2:  relating  to  or  especially  immediately  preceding  or  following 
  the  heliacal  rising  of  Canicula  (the  Dog  Star);  "canicular 
  days" 




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