Monoceros
Monoceros Mo*noc"e*ros, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?; mo`nos alone, single + ke`ras horn.] 1. A one-horned creature; a unicorn; a sea monster with one horn. [1913 Webster]

Mighty monoceroses with immeasured tails. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

2. (Astron.) The Unicorn, a constellation situated to the east Orion. [1913 Webster]


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  • monoceros — (n.) c.1300, the unicorn, from O.Fr. monoceros unicorn, from L. monoceros, from Gk. monokeros, from mono single (see MONO (Cf. mono )) + keras horn (see KERATO (Cf. kerato )). This is a modern constellation, genera …   Etymology dictionary

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  • Monoceros — (lat.), s. Einhorn …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Monoceros — es una constelación difusa en el cielo nocturno invernal, rodeada por Orión al oeste, Gemini al norte, Canis Major al sur y la constelación Hydra hacia el este. Otras constelaciones limítrofes son Canis Minor, Lepus y Puppis …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Monoceros — [mə näs′ər əs] n. [L, the unicorn < Gr monokeras < mono ,MONO + keras,HORN] a S constellation between Orion and Canis Minor …   English World dictionary

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  • MONOCEROS — I. MONOCEROS Latin. Unicornu, animal quadrupes unicô cornn prodigiosae longitudinis maximique pretii insigne: quod in India Nubiaque reperiri nonnullitradunt. Sed qui de eo scribunt, sibi non constant, nec ullus Graecorum Romanorumque id animal… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Monoceros — Einhorn * * * Monoceros   [griechisch], wissenschaftlicher Name des Sternbilds Einhorn …   Universal-Lexikon

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