Definition of Circinus in English:

Circinus

Syllabification: Cir·ci·nus
Pronunciation: /ˈsərsənəs
 
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Astronomy
1A small and faint southern constellation (the Compasses), in the Milky Way next to Centaurus.
1.1 (as genitive Circini /ˈsərsənē/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Alpha Circini

Origin

Latin.

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