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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Puppis(noun)

    a constellation in the southern hemisphere between Vela and Canis Major that shaped like the stern of a boat

Wiktionary

  1. Puppis(ProperNoun)

    A winter constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble the stern of a ship. Until 1763, it was part of a larger constellation, Argo Navis.

    Etymology: Named by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille in 1763. From puppis.

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  1. Puppis

    Puppis is a constellation in the southern sky. Its name is the Latin word for the poop deck of a ship, and Puppis represents the deck of the ship and its deckhouses. Puppis was originally part of an over-large constellation, the ship of "Jason and the Argonauts", Argo Navis, which was centuries later divided into three parts, the other two being Carina, and Vela. Puppis is the largest of the three constellations in square degrees. It is one of the 88 modern constellations recognized by the International Astronomical Union.

How to pronounce Puppis?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Puppis in sign language?

  1. puppis

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Puppis in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Puppis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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