Definition of Ursa Minor in English:

Ursa Minor

proper noun

  • 1A northern constellation (the Little Bear) that contains the north celestial pole and the polar star Polaris. The brightest stars form a shape that is also known as the Little Dipper.

    1. 1.1Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation.
      ‘the star Alpha Ursae Minoris’


Latin Little Bear.


Ursa Minor

/ˌərsə ˈmīnər/