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 heliacal rising of the Dog Star to another. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • canicular year — same as Sothic year (see under ↑Sothic). • • • Main Entry: ↑canicular canicular year The Sothic year (see under ↑Sothic) • • • Main Entry: ↑year …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canicular year — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Year — Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re year …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Year and a day — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Year of grace — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — adjective a) Of or pertaining to the dog days b) Of or pertaining to the ancient Egyptian cycle of 1460 years, or the year from one rising of Sirius to the next …   Wiktionary

  • A year's mind — Year Year, n. [OE. yer, yeer, [yogh]er, AS. ge[ a]r; akin to OFries. i?r, g?r, D. jaar, OHG. j[=a]r, G. jahr, Icel. [=a]r, Dan. aar, Sw. [*a]r, Goth. j?r, Gr. ? a season of the year, springtime, a part of the day, an hour, ? a year, Zend y[=a]re… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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