Puppis

noun
Pup·​pis | \ ˈpə-pəs How to pronounce Puppis (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Puppis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Puppis. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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