Canicular days
Canicular Ca*nic"u*lar, a. [L. canicularis; cf. F. caniculaire.] Pertaining to, or measured, by the rising of the Dog Star. [1913 Webster]

{Canicular days}, the dog days, See {Dog days}.

{Canicular year}, the Egyptian year, computed from one heliacal rising of the Dog Star to another. [1913 Webster]


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  • canicular days — noun the hot period between early July and early September; a period of inactivity • Syn: ↑dog days, ↑canicule • Derivationally related forms: ↑canicular (for: ↑canicule) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canicular days — Day Day (d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf. Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. {Dawn}.] 1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canicular days — Dog days …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Canicular — Ca*nic u*lar, a. [L. canicularis; cf. F. caniculaire.] Pertaining to, or measured, by the rising of the Dog Star. [1913 Webster] {Canicular days}, the dog days, See {Dog days}. {Canicular year}, the Egyptian year, computed from one heliacal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canicular year — Canicular Ca*nic u*lar, a. [L. canicularis; cf. F. caniculaire.] Pertaining to, or measured, by the rising of the Dog Star. [1913 Webster] {Canicular days}, the dog days, See {Dog days}. {Canicular year}, the Egyptian year, computed from one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canicular — adjective 1. of or relating to the dog days of summer the canicular heat of the Deep South • Pertains to noun: ↑canicule • Derivationally related forms: ↑canicule 2. relating to or especially immediately preceding or following the heliacal rising …   Useful english dictionary

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