Definition of Canes Venatici in English:

Canes Venatici

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1A small northern constellation (the Hunting Dogs), said to represent two dogs (Asterion and Chara) held on a leash by Boötes.

    1. 1.1as genitive Canum Venaticorum /ˈkānəm veˌnatiˈkôrəm/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Canes Venatici.
      ‘the star Beta Canum Venaticorum’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation

Canes Venatici

/-ˌsī/