Equuleus meaning

ĭ-kwo͝olē-əs
A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, between Pegasus and Aquila.
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(place, proper) A very small N constellation near the celestial equator and Pegasus.
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(astronomy) The second smallest constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a little horse. It lies west of the constellation Aquarius.
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Origin of equuleus

  • Modern Latin from Latin eculeus, equuleus small horse, foal diminutive of equus horse ekwo- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin equuleus (“colt, foal”).

    From Wiktionary