Camelopardalis

See also: camelopardalis

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin camelopardalis (giraffe), from Ancient Greek

Proper nounEdit

Camelopardalis f

  1. (obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the family Giraffidae – corresponding to Giraffa.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Camelopardalis in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

First recorded by the astronomer Jakob Bartsch in 1624, but probably created earlier by Petrus Plancius. From Latin camēlopardalis (a camelopard, giraffe).

Proper nounEdit

Camelopardalis

  1. (astronomy) A faint circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a giraffe.

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SpanishEdit

 
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Proper nounEdit

Camelopardalis ?

  1. (astronomy) Camelopardalis (constellation)