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. 1.1as genitive Boötis /bōˈōtis/ Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate stars.
      ‘the star Gamma Boötis’

Origin

Greek.

Pronunciation

Boötes

/bōˈōtēz/