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Corona Australis

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noun Corona Aus·tra·lis \-ȯ-ˈstrā-ləs, -ä-\

Definition of Corona Australis

  1. :  a southern constellation adjoining Sagittarius on the south



Origin of corona australis

New Latin (genitive Coronae Australis), literally, southern crown


First Known Use: 1594

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