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dɛlˈfaɪ nəs; -naɪdel·phi·nus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Delphinusnoun

    a constellation in the northern hemisphere near Pegasus and Aquila

  2. Delphinus, genus Delphinusnoun

    type genus of the Delphinidae

Wiktionary

  1. Delphinusnoun

    A small summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a dolphin. It lies between the constellations Cygnus and Aquila.

  2. Etymology: From delphīnus, from δελφίν (delphin), a later form of the previous δελφίς (delphis) "a dolphin".

Wikipedia

  1. Delphinus

    Delphinus (Pronounced or ) is a small constellation in the Northern Celestial Hemisphere, close to the celestial equator. Its name is the Latin version for the Greek word for dolphin (δελφίς). It is one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and remains one of the 88 modern constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union. It is one of the smaller constellations, ranked 69th in size. Delphinus' five brightest stars form a distinctive asterism symbolizing a dolphin with four stars representing the body and one the tail. It is bordered (clockwise from north) by Vulpecula, Sagitta, Aquila, Aquarius, Equuleus and Pegasus. Delphinus is a faint constellation with only two stars brighter than an apparent magnitude of 4, Beta Delphini (Rotanev) at magnitude 3.6 and Alpha Delphini (Sualocin) at magnitude 3.8.

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  1. delphinus

    Delphinus is a small constellation in the Northern Hemisphere, also known as the Dolphin constellation. It is one of the 88 modern constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delphinusnoun

    a genus of Cetacea, including the dolphin. See Dolphin, 1

  2. Delphinusnoun

    the Dolphin, a constellation near the equator and east of Aquila

  3. Etymology: [L., a dolphin, fr. Gr. delfi`s, delfi`n.]

Wikidata

  1. Delphinus

    Delphinus is a constellation in the northern sky, close to the celestial equator. Its name is Latin for dolphin. Delphinus was one of the 48 constellations listed by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains among the 88 modern constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union. It is one of the smaller constellations, ranked 69th in size. Delphinus' brightest stars form a distinctive asterism that can easily be recognized. It is bordered by Vulpecula the fox, Sagitta the arrow, Aquila the eagle, Aquarius the water-carrier, Equuleus the foal and Pegasus the flying horse.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of delphinus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of delphinus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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