Definition of Hydrus in English:

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Hydrus

Pronunciation: /ˈhīdrəs/
Astronomy
1An inconspicuous southern constellation (the Water Snake), between the star Achernar and the south celestial pole. Compare with Hydra (sense 2).
1.1 (as genitive Hydri-drī) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Delta Hydri

Origin

Latin, from Greek hudros.

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Syllabification: Hy·drus

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