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Sextans

Line breaks: Sex|tans
Pronunciation: /ˈsɛkst(ə)nz
 
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Astronomy

Definition of Sextans in English:

A faint constellation (the Sextant), lying on the celestial equator between Leo and Hydra.

Origin

Latin.

Words that rhyme with Sextans

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