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Cynŏsūra , ae, f., = Κυνόσουρα (hound's-tail).
I. The constellation at the north pole, the Cynosura, or Lesser Bear, Cic. Ac. 2, 20, 66; id. poët. N. D. 2, 41, 105 and 106; Caes. Germ. Arat. 187; Ov. F. 3, 107 al.—Hence,
B. Cynŏsūris , ĭdis, f. adj., of or pertaining to the Cynosura: “Ursa,the Lesser Bear, Ov. Tr. 5, 3, 7: “cauda,Caes. Germ. Arat. 189.—
II. A town in Arcadia, Stat. Th. 4, 295.
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