Definition of Apus in English:

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Apus

Pronunciation: /ˈāpəs/
Astronomy
1A faint southern constellation, the Bird of Paradise, close to the south celestial pole.
1.1 (as genitive Apodisˈapədis) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate stars: the star Beta Apodis

Origin

Latin, denoting a kind of bird, from Greek apous.

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Syllabification: A·pus

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