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Tucana

[too-kan-uh, -kah-nuh, -key-, tyoo-] /tuˈkæn ə, -ˈkɑ nə, -ˈkeɪ-, tyu-/
noun, genitive Tucanae
[too-kan-ee, -kah-nee, -key-, tyoo-] /tuˈkæn i, -ˈkɑ ni, -ˈkeɪ-, tyu-/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Toucan, a southern constellation between Octans and Phoenix.
Origin
< Neo-Latin: toucan
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Tucana

/tuːˈkɑːnə/
noun (Latin genitive) Tucanae (tuːˈkɑːniː)
1.
a faint extensive constellation in the S hemisphere close to Hydrus and Eridanus, containing most of the Small Magellanic Cloud
Word Origin
probably from Tupi: toucan
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