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1An inconspicuous northern constellation (the Fox), lying in the Milky Way between Cygnus and Aquila.
- 1.1as genitive Vulpeculae /ˌvəlˈpekyəlē/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.‘the star Alpha Vulpeculae’
- 1.1as genitive Vulpeculae /ˌvəlˈpekyəlē/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
Latin, diminutive of vulpes ‘fox’.
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