Definition of Puppis in English:

Puppis

Syllabification: Pup·pis
Pronunciation: /ˈpəpis
 
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Astronomy
  • 1A southern constellation (the Poop or Stern), lying partly in the Milky Way south of Canis Major and originally part of Argo.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Puppis) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Zeta Puppis

Origin

Latin.

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