Etymology: First recorded by the astronomer Jakob Bartsch in 1624, but possibly created earlier by Petrus Plancius. From monocerosLatin, monoceros, a "unicorn"
- (constellation) A winter constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a unicorn. It lies amid the Milky Way, just east of the constellation Orion.
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Etymology: From monocerosOld French, monoceros, from monocerosLatin, monoceros < Ancient Greek (polytonic, ) (monokerÅs) "having one horn" < (polytonic, ) (monos) "one" + (polytonic, ) (keras) "horn".
- (obsolete) a unicorn
- (obsolete) a narwhal
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