noun, genitive Bo·ö·tis [boh-oh-tis] /boʊˈoʊ tɪs/. Astronomy.
- the Herdsman, a northern constellation between Ursa Major and Serpens, containing the bright star Arcturus.
noun Latin genitive Boötis (bəʊˈəʊtɪs)
- a constellation in the N hemisphere lying near Ursa Major and containing the first magnitude star Arcturus
- 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.