Definition of Canis Minor in English:

Canis Minor

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A small constellation (the Little Dog), said to represent one of the dogs following Orion. It is close to the celestial equator and contains the bright star Procyon.

    1. 1.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Beta Canis Minoris’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Canis Minor

/ˈmʌɪnə/