a N constellation between Perseus and Gemini; the Charioteer
Origin of AurigaMiddle English ; from L, literally , charioteer ; from aurea, bridle + agere, to drive: see act
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Lynx and Perseus that contains the bright star Capella, which is 42 light years from Earth. Also called Charioteer.
Origin of AurigaLatin aur&imacron;ga, charioteer, Auriga; see &omacron;s- in Indo-European roots.