Puppis

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noun Pup·pis \ ˈpə-pəs \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of Puppis

:a southern constellation that is visible between the constellations of Canis Major and Vela and that is represented by the figure of the deck of a ship

First Known Use of puppis

1844


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