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
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Hydra and the celestial equator. Canis Minor (the Lesser Dog) contains the bright star Procyon.
a small box or jar, often one of a kitchen set, for holding tea, coffee, flour, and sugar. Also called canister shot. case shot. the part of a gas mask containing the neutralizing substances through which poisoned air is filtered. Contemporary Examples Patients Screwed in Spine Surgery ‘Scam’ The Center for Investigative Reporting November 2, […]
a small box or jar, often one of a kitchen set, for holding tea, coffee, flour, and sugar. Also called canister shot. case shot. the part of a gas mask containing the neutralizing substances through which poisoned air is filtered. a collection of small projectiles in a case, to be fired from a cannon. Historical […]
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a gangrenous or ulcerous sore, especially in the mouth. a disease affecting horses’ feet, usually the soles, characterized by a foul-smelling exudate. a defined area of diseased tissue, especially in woody stems. something that corrodes, corrupts, destroys, or irritates. Also called canker rose. British Dialect, dog rose. to infect with canker. to corrupt; destroy slowly. […]
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