From L. ursa#Latin|ursa maior#Latin|maior, the "greater bear"
en-proper noun|sg=ursa#Latin|Ursa major#Latin|Major
- constellation A large circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a bear. It includes the familiar asterism the Big Dipper and the stars Mizar, Dubhe, and Alkaid.
#*1605 â Shakespeare, s:The Tragedy of King Lear|King Lear, i 2
#*:My father compounded with my mother under the dragon's tail, and my nativity was under ursa major.
Finnish: Iso karhu
French: Grande Ourse f
German: GroÃer BÃ¤r f
Latin: Ursa Major f
Russian: ÐÐ¾Ð»ÑÑÐ°Ñ ÐÐµÐ´Ð²ÐµÐ´Ð¸ÑÐ°
Spanish: Osa Mayor
Swedish: Stora BjÃ¶rn