A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Virgo and Canes Venatici, containing the bright star Arcturus. Bo&odie;tes is one of the earliest recorded constellations.
Origin of BootesLatin Boōtēs, from Greek boōtēs, plowman, Bo&odie;tes, from boōtein, to plow, from bous, ox; see gwou- in Indo-European roots.
OriginSee also: Bootes
From Latin Bootes, the constellation, from Ancient Greek Βοώτης