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Puppis

[puhp-is] /ˈpʌp ɪs/
noun, genitive Puppis. Astronomy
1.
the Stern, a southern constellation: one of the subordinate constellations into which Argo is divided.
Origin
< Latin: stern of a ship, poop
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Puppis

/ˈpʌpɪs/
noun (Latin genitive) Puppis
1.
a constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Vela and Canis Major, a section of which is crossed by the Milky Way
Word Origin
Latin: the ship, the poop of a ship
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