Definition of Ursa Minor in English:

Ursa Minor

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 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. 1.1as genitive Ursae Minoris /ˈərsē miˈnôris/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Ursa Minor.
      ‘the star Alpha Ursae Minoris’

Origin

Latin.

Pronunciation

Ursa Minor

/ˌərsə ˈmīnər//ˌərsə ˈmaɪnər/