Definition of Canes Venatici in English:

Canes Venatici

Pronunciation: /ˈkānēz vəˈnatəsē//-ˌsī/

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 a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Beta Canum Venaticorum’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation:

Canes Venatici

/ˈkānēz vəˈnatəsē//-ˌsī/