Corona Australis

noun
Corona Aus·tra·lis | \-ȯ-ˈstrā-ləs, -ä-\

Definition of Corona Australis 

: a southern constellation adjoining Sagittarius on the south

First Known Use of Corona Australis

1594, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Corona Australis

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

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