Definition of Octans in English:

Octans

Syllabification: Oc·tans
Pronunciation: /ˈäktanz
 
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Astronomy
1A faint southern constellation (the Octant), containing the south celestial pole.
1.1 (as genitive Octantis /äkˈtantis/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Delta Octantis

Origin

Latin.

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