Procyon meaning

prō'sē-ŏn'
A binary star in the constellation Canis Minor, approximately 11 light years from Earth.
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A binary star, the brightest star in the constellation Canis Minor: magnitude, 0.4
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A very bright binary star in the constellation Canis Minor, with an apparent magnitude of 0.34. Scientific name: Alpha Canis Minoris.
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Origin of procyon

  • Latin Procyōn from Greek Prokuōn pro- before pro–2 kuōn dog kwon- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition