Definition of Volans in English:


Syllabification: Vo·lans
Pronunciation: /ˈvōlənz
  • 1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Flying Fish), between Carina and the south celestial pole.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Volantis /vəˈlantis/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Volantis


Latin, from the former name Piscis Volans 'the flying fish'.

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