Circinus

noun
Cir·ci·nus | \ ˈsər-sə-nəs \

Definition of Circinus 

astronomy

: a southern constellation that is visible between the constellations of Centaurus and Triangulum Australe and that is represented by the figure of a drafting compass

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First Known Use of Circinus

1802, in the meaning defined above

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circensian

circinate

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circiter

circle

circle back

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