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Syllabification: Pic·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈpiktər

Definition of Pictor in English:

1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Easel or Painter), close to the star Canopus.
1.1 (as genitive Pictoris /picˈtôris/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Pictoris



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