Meaning of Delphinus in English:

Delphinus

(also Delphini)

Pronunciation /dɛlˈfʌɪnəs/

See synonyms for Delphinus

proper noun

Astronomy
  • A small constellation (the Dolphin), just north of the celestial equator near Cygnus.

adjective

Astronomy
  • postpositive Used with preceding Greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Delphinus.

    • ‘the star Alpha Delphini’

Origin

Latin. Delphini is the Latin genitive form of Delphinus.