a binary star, the brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor: magnitude, 0.4
Origin of ProcyonClassical Latin from Classical Greek Proky?n from pro-, before + ky?n, dog (see hound): it rises before the Dog Star (Sirius)
A binary star in the constellation Canis Minor, approximately 11 light years from Earth. Also called Dog Star .
Origin of ProcyonLatin Procyōn from Greek Prokuōn pro- before ; see pro- 2. kuōn dog ; see kwon- in Indo-European roots.