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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Apusnoun

    a constellation in the polar region of the southern hemisphere near Octans

  2. Apus, genus Apusnoun

    type genus


  1. Apusnoun

    A constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a bird of paradise.

  2. Etymology: Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From apus, from ἄπους, from ἀ- + πούς (the birds rarely show their feet).


  1. apus

    Apus is a constellation.


  1. apus

    Apus is a small constellation in the southern sky that represents a bird-of-paradise. The name comes from the Greek word "apous," which means "without feet." Apus is also a genus of birds commonly known as swifts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apusnoun

    a genus of fresh-water phyllopod crustaceans. See Phyllopod

  2. Etymology: [NL., fr. Gr. . See Apode, n.]


  1. Apus

    Apus is a faint constellation in the southern sky, first defined in the late 16th century. Its name means "no feet" in Greek, and it represents a bird-of-paradise. It is bordered by Triangulum Australe, Circinus, Musca, Chamaeleon, Octans, Pavo and Ara. Its genitive is "Apodis".

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  1. Apsu

  2. puas

  3. upas

  4. supa

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apus in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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