noun, genitive Circini [sur-suh-nahy] . Astronomy.
the Compasses, a small southern constellation between Triangulum and Centaurus.

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Circinus (ˈsɜːsɪnəs)
n , Latin genitive Circini
a small faint constellation in the S hemisphere close to Centaurus and the Southern Cross
[C19: from Latin, a pair of compasses]

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