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Apus

[ey-puh s] /ˈeɪ pəs/
noun, genitive Apodis
[ap-uh-dis] /ˈæp ə dɪs/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Bird of Paradise, a southern constellation between Octans and Triangulum Australe.
Origin
< New 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/
noun (Latin genitive) Apodis (ˈæpədɪs)
1.
a constellation in the S hemisphere situated near Musca and Octans
Word Origin
New Latin, from Greek apous,literally: footless, from a-1 + pous foot
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