Canicular



pertaining to the rising of the Dog Star or to the star itself.
Historical Examples

The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby
The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby

adjective
of or relating to the star Sirius or its rising
adj.

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