A star of this first magnitude when you look at the constellation Canis significant, the largest and brightest of all fixed performers. Also referred to as the dog-star and Sirius. See very first cut under Canis.
the brightest celebrity in sky; in Canis significant
The Dog Celebrity; Sirius.
A star of very first magnitude within the constellation Canis Major, the biggest and brightest of all the fixed stars. Also called the dog-star and Sirius. See very first cut under Canis.