Canicula



noun
another name for Sirius
Historical Examples

The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour
History of the Plague in London Daniel Defoe
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour

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