from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A constellation in the Northern Hemisphere near Lynx and Perseus that contains the bright star Capella, which is 42 light-years from Earth. Also called Charioteer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A winter constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a charioteer. It includes the star Capella.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The Charioteer, or Wagoner, a constellation in the northern hemisphere, situated between Perseus and Gemini. It contains the bright star Capella.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A northern constellation containing the splendid star Capella; the Charioteer or Wagoner.
- n. [lowercase] [NL.] A name of the fourth lobe of the liver.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Great Bear and Orion at edge of Milky Way
Latin aurīga, charioteer, Auriga; see ōs- in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin aurīga, a "charioteer" (Wiktionary)