Corvus

noun
Cor·​vus | \ˈkȯr-vəs \

Definition of Corvus 

: a small constellation adjoining Virgo on the south

First Known Use of Corvus

1658, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Corvus

Latin (genitive Corvi), literally, raven

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