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Capella

bright northern star (fifth brightest in the heavens), the alpha of the constellation Auriga, by 17c., from Latin capella, literally "little she-goat" (Greek kinesai kheimonas), diminutive of capra "she-goat," fem. of caper "goat" (see cab).

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Definitions of Capella

Capella (n.)
the brightest star in Auriga;
Capella (n.)
snipes;
Synonyms: Gallinago / genus Gallinago / genus Capella
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