Definition of Musca in English:

Share this entry

Musca

Pronunciation: /ˈməskə/
Astronomy
1A small southern constellation (the Fly), lying in the Milky Way between the Southern Cross and the south celestial pole.
1.1 (as genitive Muscaeˈməskē) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Muscae

Origin

Latin.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Mus·ca

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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