noun, genitive Bo·ö·tis [boh-oh-tis] /boʊˈoʊ tɪs/. Astronomy.

  1. the Herdsman, a northern constellation between Ursa Major and Serpens, containing the bright star Arcturus.

noun Latin genitive Boötis (bəʊˈəʊtɪs)

  1. a constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Ursa Major and containing the first magnitude star Arcturus

  1. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Virgo and Corona Borealis. It contains the bright star Arcturus. Boötes (the Plowman or Herdsman) is one of the earliest recorded constellations.

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