Delphinus definition

  • noun:
    • A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Pegasus and Aquila.
    • A genus of Cetacea, such as the dolphin. See dolphin, 1.
    • The Dolphin, a constellation nearby the equator and eastern of Aquila.
    • The typical genus regarding the family Delphinidæ, that very different limitations have now been assigned,
    • one of many ancient constellations, representing a dolphin. Its situated east of Aquila.
    • type genus for the Delphinidae
    • a constellation within the northern hemisphere near Pegasus and Aquila
  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic genus within the family members Delphinidae — the dolphins.
    • A small summertime constellation of northern sky, said to resemble a dolphin. It lies between your constellations Cygnus and Aquila.

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