Corona Australis

noun Corona Aus·tra·lis \ -ȯ-ˈstrā-ləs , -ä- \
|Updated on: 21 Aug 2018

Definition of Corona Australis

: a southern constellation adjoining Sagittarius on the south

Origin and Etymology of corona australis

borrowed from New Latin Corōna Austrālis (genitive Corōnae Austrālis), literally, "southern crown"


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