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Bootes meaning, the ox-driver or wagoner, was a son of Ceres; inventor of the plough in the Greek mythology; and was said to have been translated along with his ox to become a constellation in the northern sky, the brightest star in which is Arcturus.[1]


  1. Nuttall Encyclopedia of General Knowledge, article on Boötes originally published in 1907 written by Reverend James Wood