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1A large but inconspicuous northern constellation (the Giraffe), between Polaris and Perseus.
- 1.1as genitive Camelopardalis Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Alpha Camelopardalis’
- 1.1as genitive Camelopardalis Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
Via Latin from Greek kamēlopardalis (see camelopard).
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.