Argo

noun
Ar·​go | \ ˈär-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Argo (audio) \

Definition of Argo

: a large former constellation in the southern hemisphere lying principally between Canis Major and the Southern Cross that is now divided into the constellations of Puppis, Vela, and Carina

First Known Use of Argo

1565, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Argo

Latin (genitive Argus), from Greek Argō

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“Argo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Argo. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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