Cetus

noun
Ce·​tus | \ ˈsē-təs How to pronounce Cetus (audio) \

Definition of Cetus

: an equatorial constellation south of Pisces and Aries

First Known Use of Cetus

1675, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Cetus

Latin (genitive Ceti), literally, whale

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“Cetus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cetus. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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