Argo

noun

Ar·​go ˈär-(ˌ)gō How to pronounce Argo (audio)
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Latin (genitive Argus), from Greek Argō

First Known Use

1565, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Argo was in 1565

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Cite this Entry

“Argo.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Argo. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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