noun Cen·tau·rus \-ˈtȯr-əs\

Definition of Centaurus

  1. :  a southern constellation between the Southern Cross and Hydra (see Hydra 3)

Origin and Etymology of centaurus

Latin (genitive Centauri)

First Known Use: 1550

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