Leo Minor
Leo Le"o (l[=e]"[=o]), n. [L. See {Lion}.] (Astron.) 1. The Lion, the fifth sign of the zodiac, marked thus [[Leo]] in almanacs. [1913 Webster]

2. A northern constellation east of Cancer, containing the bright star Regulus at the end of the handle of the Sickle. [1913 Webster]

{Leo Minor}, a small constellation between Leo and the Great Bear. [1913 Webster]


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  • Leo Minor — Nombre Latino Leo Minor Abreviatura LMi …   Wikipedia Español

  • Leo Minor — n. [L, lit., the Lesser Lion] a small N constellation between Leo and Ursa Major …   English World dictionary

  • Leo Minor —   [lateinisch], das Sternbild Kleiner Löwe …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Leo Minor — Infobox Constellation name = Leo minor abbreviation = LMi genitive = Leonis Minoris symbology = the Small Lion RA = 10 dec= +35 areatotal = 232 arearank = 64th numbermainstars = 2 numberbfstars = 34 numberstarsplanets = 0 numberbrightstars = 0… …   Wikipedia

  • Leo Minor — Daten des Sternbildes Kleiner Löwe Deutscher Name Kleiner Löwe Lateinischer Name Leo Minor Lateinischer Genitiv Leonis Minoris Lateinische Abkürzung LMi Rektaszension 9h 22m bis 11h 07m …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leo Minor — /lee oh muy neuhr/, gen. Leonis Minoris /lee oh nis muy nawr is, nohr /. Astron. the Little Lion, a northern constellation between Leo and Ursa Major. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • Leo Minor — noun A spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a small lion. It lies north of the constellation Leo and south of Ursa Major …   Wiktionary

  • Leo Minor — /lioʊ ˈmaɪnə/ (say leeoh muynuh) noun (genitive Leonis Minoris /liˌɒnɪs maɪˈnɔrəs/ (say lee.onis muy nawruhs)) a small constellation between Leo and Ursa Major. {New Latin: the lesser lion; coined by J Hevelius, 1611–87} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Leo Minor — /lee oh muy neuhr/, gen. Leonis Minoris /lee oh nis muy nawr is, nohr /. Astron. the Little Lion, a northern constellation between Leo and Ursa Major. [1790 1800] …   Useful english dictionary

  • List of stars in Leo Minor — This is the list of notable stars in the constellation Leo Minor, sorted by decreasing brightness.ee also*List of stars by constellationReferences*cite web last = ESA authorlink = European Space Agency title = The Hipparcos and Tycho Catalogues… …   Wikipedia

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