Definition of Boötes in English:

Boötes

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A northern constellation (the Herdsman), said to represent a man holding the leash of two dogs (Canes Venatici) while driving a bear (Ursa Major). It contains the bright star Arcturus.

    1. 1.1Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Gamma Boötis’

Origin

Greek.

Pronunciation:

Boötes

/bəʊˈəʊtiːz/