Definition of Columba in English:

Columba

Syllabification: Co·lum·ba
Pronunciation: /kəˈləmbə
 
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Astronomy
  • 1A small and faint southern constellation (the Dove), near Canis Major. It is sometimes said to represent the dove that Noah sent out from the Ark.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Columbae /kəˈləmbē, -ˌbī/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Columbae

Origin

Latin.

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