Hydrus

Hydrus

[hahy-druhs]
noun, genitive Hydri [hahy-drahy] . Astronomy.
the Water Snake, a southern constellation between Eridanus and Octans.

Origin:
< Latin < Greek hýdros water serpent

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Hydrus (ˈhaɪdrəs)
 
n , Latin genitive Hydri
a constellation near the S celestial pole lying close to Eridanus and Tucana and containing part of the Small Magellanic cloud
 
[C17: from Latin, from Greek hudros water serpent, from hudōr water]

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