noun, genitive Apodis [ap-uh-dis] . Astronomy.
the Bird of Paradise, a southern constellation between Octans and Triangulum Australe.

< Neo-Latin < Greek ápous name applied to various swallowlike birds, literally, footless, equivalent to a- a-6 + -pous -footed, adj. derivative of poús foot; cf. -pod

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Apus (ˈeɪpəs)
n , Latin genitive Apodis
a constellation in the S hemisphere situated near Musca and Octans
[New Latin, from Greek apous,literally: footless, from a-1 + pous foot]

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