Definition of Apus in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈeɪpəs/
1A faint southern constellation (the Bird of Paradise), close to the south celestial pole.
1.1 (as genitive Apodis eɪˈpəʊdɪs) Used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Beta Apodis


Latin, denoting a kind of bird, from Greek apous.

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