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Hydrus

[hahy-druh s] /ˈhaɪ drəs/
noun, genitive Hydri
[hahy-drahy] /ˈhaɪ draɪ/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Water Snake, a southern constellation between Eridanus and Octans.
Origin
< Latin < Greek hýdros water serpent
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Hydrus

/ˈhaɪdrəs/
noun (Latin genitive) Hydri (ˈhaɪdraɪ)
1.
a constellation near the S celestial pole lying close to Eridanus and Tucana and containing part of the Small Magellanic cloud
Word Origin
C17: from Latin, from Greek hudros water serpent, from hudōr water
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