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Corvus

Syllabification: Cor·vus
Pronunciation: /ˈkôrvəs
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Corvus in English:

1A small southern constellation (the Crow or Raven), south of Virgo.
1.1 (Corvi /-vī/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Gamma Corvi

Origin

Latin.

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