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Meaning of PROCYON

Pronunciation:  'prowsee`ân

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons
  2. [n]  the brightest star in Canis Minor
 

PROCYON is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: genus Procyon
 
 See Also: binary, binary star, Canis Minor, double star, family Procyonidae, Little Dog, mammal genus, Procyonidae, raccoon, racoon

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro"cy*on\, n. [L., a constellation which rises before
the Dog Star, Gr. ?; ? before + ? a dog. ]
1. (Astron.) A star of the first magnitude in the
   constellation Canis Minor, or the Little Dog.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of mammals including the raccoon.

 

 

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