Vela

noun
Ve·​la | \ ˈvē-lə How to pronounce Vela (audio) \

Definition of Vela

: a southern constellation that is represented by the figure of a ship's sail

First Known Use of Vela

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Vela.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vela. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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Medical Definition of vela

plural of velum

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