Zavijava A string of stars to the northwest of Spica in Virgo (Vindemiatrix, Delta Virginis, Porrima, Zaniah, and Beta Virginis) called awwa by the Arabians of old (which vaguely refers to a kennel and a barking dog, though the meaning is disputed) makes a sharp bend at Porrima, which in honor of the turning was once named Zavijava, the angle. http://www.astro.uiuc.edu/~kaler/sow/zavijava.html