Definitions for ara
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a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Telescopium and Norma
Ara, genus Ara(noun)
A constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble an altar.
Origin: From āra, "altar"
the Altar; a southern constellation, south of the tail of the Scorpion
a name of the great blue and yellow macaw (Ara ararauna), native of South America
Origin: [Native Indian name.]
Ara is a southern constellation situated between Scorpius and Triangulum Australe. Its name is Latin for "altar". Ara was one of the 48 Greek constellations described by the 2nd century astronomer Ptolemy, and it remains one of the 88 modern constellations defined by the International Astronomical Union.
Aar , AAR
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