Canis-minor



the Little or Lesser Dog, a small southern constellation west of Orion and south of Gemini, containing the bright star Procyon.
noun (Latin genitive) Canis Minoris (maɪˈnɔːrɪs)
a small constellation in the N hemisphere close to Orion, containing the first magnitude star Procyon Also called the Little Dog
Canis Minor
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Hydra and the celestial equator. Canis Minor (the Lesser Dog) contains the bright star Procyon.

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