Definition of Ursa Minor in English:

Ursa Minor

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A northern constellation (the Little Bear), which contains the north celestial pole and the pole star Polaris. The brightest stars form a shape that is also known as the Little Dipper.

    1. 1.1as genitive Ursae Minoris /mɪˈnɔːrɪs/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation:
      ‘the star Alpha Ursae Minoris’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Ursa Minor

/əːsə ˈmʌɪnə/