Procyon

Primary Meanings of Procyon

1.
n
the brightest star in Canis Minor
2.
n
the type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons
Full Definitions of Procyon
1

n the brightest star in Canis Minor

Example of:
binary, binary star, double star
a system of two stars that revolve around each other under their mutual gravitation
2

n the type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons

Synonyms:
genus Procyon
Type of:
mammal genus
a genus of mammals

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