Definition of Vulpecula in English:

Vulpecula

proper noun

Astronomy
  • 1An inconspicuous northern constellation (the Fox), lying in the Milky Way between Cygnus and Aquila.

    1. 1.1as genitive Vulpeculae /-liː/ Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Vulpecula.
      ‘the star Alpha Vulpeculae’

Origin

Latin, diminutive of vulpes ‘fox’.

Pronunciation

Vulpecula

/vʌlˈpɛkjʊlə/