Share this entry

Share this page

Tucana

Syllabification: Tu·ca·na
Pronunciation: /t(y)o͞oˈkānə, -ˈkanə
 
/
Astronomy

Definition of Tucana in English:

1A southern constellation (the Toucan), south of Grus and Phoenix. It contains the Small Magellanic Cloud.
1.1 (as genitive Tucanae /t(y)o͞oˈkānē, -ˈkanē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Delta Tucanae

Definition of Tucana in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day cumbersome
Pronunciation: ˈkʌmbəs(ə)m
adjective
large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry…