Definition of Camelopardalis in US English:

Camelopardalis

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A large but inconspicuous northern constellation (the Giraffe), between Polaris and Perseus.

    1. 1.1as genitive Camelopardalis Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Camelopardalis.
      ‘the star Alpha Camelopardalis’

Origin

Via Latin from Greek kamēlopardalis (see camelopard).

Pronunciation

Camelopardalis

/kəˌmeləˈpärdələs/