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Volans

[voh-lanz] /ˈvoʊ lænz/
noun, genitive Volantis
[voh-lan-tis] /voʊˈlæn tɪs/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Flying Fish, a southern constellation between Carina and Hydrus.
Origin
< Latin, present participle of volāre to fly
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Volans

/ˈvəʊlænz/
noun (Latin genitive) Volantis (vəʊˈlæntɪs)
1.
a small constellation in the S hemisphere lying between Carina and Hydrus
Word Origin
C19: from Latin, literally: flying, from volāre to fly
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