Definition of Sextans in English:

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Sextans

Pronunciation: /ˈsekstənz/
Astronomy
1A faint constellation (the Sextant), lying on the celestial equator between Leo and Hydra.
1.1 (as genitive Sextantissekˈstantis) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Alpha Sextantis

Origin

Latin.

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Syllabification: Sex·tans

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