There are 2 main definitions of vela in English:

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vela 1

Pronunciation: /ˈviːlə/
Plural form of velum.

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There are 2 main definitions of vela in English:

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Vela 2

Pronunciation: /ˈviːlə/
Astronomy
A southern constellation (the Sails), lying partly in the Milky Way between Carina and Pyxis and originally part of Argo.

Origin

Latin, plural of velum 'sail'.

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